JavaScript Teaser: Awful Functions

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Date published
May 15, 2015

Here is our JavaScript Teaser for May 14, 2015. Can you solve it?

What does this function return and why?

function awful() {
  function terrible(x, y, z) {
    return x;
  terrible[0] = 'this';
  terrible[1] = 'is';
  terrible[2] = 'pretty';
  terrible[3] = 'terrible!';
  terrible.length = 4;
  return [], terrible).join(' ');

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