I use MAMP on Tiger. I code in PHP and Mysql and have run into strange syntax obstacles. But this error message provides for me a clue as to what might be wrong: The error read: "Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_VARIABLE, expecting T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM in /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/phpQuery_testing/index.php on line 25" Now, being that I recognize Hebrew, I note that that long underscored word is an English transliteration of :"two colons". Now how in the world did I get some Hebrew configuration into my MAMP setup of PHP & Mysql? Where can I begin to figure this out so I can go ahead with normal coding?