TIL: You can assign to list slices

An oddity of Python brought to my attention by Daniel Pope:

foo = range(10)
print(foo)
#[0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

foo[2:-2] = ["stoat", "ferret", "wombat"]
print(foo)
# [0, 1, 'stoat', 'ferret', 'wombat', 8, 9]

foo[:] = []
print(foo)
# []
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