Over the past few years, I’ve noticed people using forward and back slashes incorrectly in speech so I’d like to clear things up. This image should help.

slashes cheat sheet

Examples:

– Websites use forward slashes: http://www.michaeljohnson.ws/
– References to folders on your computer via command line: C:\Program Files\folder name\

Can you tell the difference? If not, study the above image.