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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
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lcfirst EXPR


Returns the value of EXPR with the first character lowercased. This is the internal function implementing the \l escape in double-quoted strings.

If EXPR is omitted, uses $_.

This function behaves the same way under various pragma, such as in a locale, as does.

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