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<?php $string = "<derp>"; $words = array(); $words[] = &$string; $string = substr($string, 1); $string = substr($string, 0, -1); var_dump($words);
Output for 4.3.0 - 7.2.0
array(1) { [0]=> &string(4) "derp" }