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On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 6:45 PM, Virginia Keys <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> "He taught the use of consonants, the reason of vowels, the way of the
> downstrokes and the up; the time for capital letters, commas, and
> colons; and why the 'j' is dotted, with many another mystery."
>
> Use/reason all-the-following-of (begin-list) consonants and-vowels, strokes
> and-pauses, letters and-also-many-mysterious-things all-the-previous-of
> (end-list) are things-taught him-by
>
> Par Zeypaw Kawt Tawwey, Thihn Tawlihsh, Gee Tawnihvih Awzpaw Rai D’shehp.
>
>
> I had to coin several words for this sentence also. I changed "why the j is
> dotted" to "the use and reasons of letters", and I chose to lump punctuation
> marks in with a word for "pause," but it is all there in some form or other.
> I threw in some extra "ands" in order to make the reading a little more
> fluid than it was originally.
>
> --Virginia Keys
>

Very succinct! I also like the begin-list and end-list.
-S

-- 
Sylvia Sotomayor

The sooner I fall behind the more time I have to catch up.