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RE: Pig Latin

by perlmonkey (Hermit)
on Jul 24, 2000 at 03:59 UTC ( #24022=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Pig Latin

s/\b(qu|[^aeiou\s]*)(\w+)/$1?$2.$1.ay:$2.way/eg;

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$_ = <<EOF; this is the time for all good me no come to the aid of their country. test: quest EOF s/\b(qu|[^aeiou\s]*)(\w+)/$1?$2.$1.ay:$2.way/eg; print $_,"\n";
Results:
isthay isway ethay imetay orfay allway oodgay emay onay omecay otay ethay aidway ofway eirthay ountrycay. esttay: estquay
This is sort of a combination between what chromatic and japhy had. It keeps punctuation and keeps the 'qu' case.

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