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<?php $str = 'Lorem ipsum'; var_dump($str[0]); var_dump(substr($str, 0, 1));
based on X7FTA
Output for 4.3.0 - 5.6.28, hhvm-3.10.0 - 3.12.0, 7.0.0 - 7.1.0
string(1) "L" string(1) "L"