Counterfeit Monkey — 8 of 292

Emily Short

Release 5

Chapter 3 - Typographical Conveniences

Section 1 - Output Shorthand

[For changes of style and certain unicode elements that we might want to invoke in the middle of other output, we define a few say phrases to make them easier to type. ]

Use American dialect and the serial comma.

To say i -- beginning say_i -- running on: (- style underline; -).

To say /i -- ending say_i -- running on: (- style roman; -).

To say b -- beginning say_b -- running on: (- style bold; -).

To say /b -- ending say_b -- running on: (- style roman; -).

en dash translates into Unicode as 8211.

em dash translates into Unicode as 8212.

ballot x translates into Unicode as 10007.

To say --: say Unicode em dash.

To say -: say Unicode en dash.

To say -x-: say Unicode ballot x.

Rule for deciding whether all includes fixed in place things: it does not.

Rule for deciding whether all includes scenery: it does not.

Rule for deciding whether all includes people while taking: it does not.

Rule for clarifying the parser's choice of something:

do nothing instead.

To say set prior to (item - a thing):

now prior named noun is item.