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From: "Cheri Casper" <>
Subject: RE: [TMG] TMG 4.x - Sentence Structure Questions
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 21:53:56 -0700
Diana - A thought about the comma after "Kentucky" . . . trying substituting
the [LS] variable instead of just the [L] and see if you get the comma. I
supect the programming is looking for a city/state; county/state; or
city/county/state combo where a comma after the name of the state would be
From: myrnice [mailto:]
Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2002 9:27 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] TMG 4.x - Sentence Structure Questions
I have not found this in any documentation but the way it works is: You only
get the pronoun if the [P] is the first variable in the sentence. If you
place a [CR] at the beginning of the sentence you will get the full name
I have no idea why the comma is in the first sentence and not in the second.
"Diana Powell" wrote on Monday, September 16, 2002 12:08 AM
Subject: [TMG] TMG 4.x - Sentence Structure Questions
> I have run into a couple of questions that I can't seem to answer. This
> is the first sentence in my paragraph:
> [:CR:][:TAB:][PF] <and [PO]> migrated <[M]> <to [L]> <in [D]>
> Which gives me:
> Lewis migrated with his parents to Indiana in 1809.
> Initially my next sentence read:
> <In [D]> <[M]> [P] <|and [PO]> returned <to [L]> for a visit, <[M2]>
> Which gave me:
> In 1813 at the age of fourteen Lewis Burke returned to Kentucky, for a
> visit, and remained there to learn the trade of blacksmith
> (note the full name and the comma after Kentucky)
> I then combined the memos and changed the sentence template to read:
> [P] <|and [PO]> returned <to [L]> for a visit <[M]>
> which gave me:
> He returned to Kentucky for a visit at the age of fourteen and remained
> there to learn the trade of blacksmith.
> Now two questions about the first version of the second sentence:
> 1. Why am I getting the full name (Lewis Burke) instead of "he"
> 2. How can I get rid of the comma that appears after Kentucky?
> Diana Powell
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