# File lib/transliteration/simple.rb, line 67
  def self.dirify(string)
    st = self.translify(string)
    st.gsub!(/(\s\&\s)|(\s\&amp\;\s)/, ' and ') # convert & to "and"
    st.gsub!(/\W/, ' ')  #replace non-chars
    st.gsub!(/(_)$/, '') #trailing underscores
    st.gsub!(/^(_)/, '') #leading unders
    st.strip.translify.gsub(/(\s)/,'-').downcase.squeeze('-')
  end