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.