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Delete files with_names resembling cli options

I have been accomplishing this by using Perl’s unlink, but there is a much simpler solution as pointed out to me by @larsbalker via Twitter.

Use: --, which terminates the interpretation of command line flags/options

$ rm -- -v

Thanks @larsbalker