Text["x=" x] reverses order of terms producing the string: 1.2 x=

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg125936] Text["x=" x] reverses order of terms producing the string: 1.2 x=*From*: Daniel <daniel.bentsur at gmail.com>*Date*: Sun, 8 Apr 2012 04:14:58 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

I don't yet understand the subtleties of evaluation order, but this seems unintuitive. I've managed to get the representation I want with Text[StringJoin["x= ", ToString[x]]], but would prefer both to understand what's happening and reduce verbosity. thanks.