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[EN] false Positive: Emphatically punctuated sentence


(Lodewijk Arie van Brienen) #1

many a rule trigger when a sentence uses punctuation for emphasis.
for example:
“The purpose of this test was to measure what it takes for the trainee to give up on delivering his/her cargo … but you? You! never! gave! up!” was the explanation she got for her perfect score for Royal Mail Academy Test #217.

“How many times do I have to tell you? Look! before! you! cross! the! road!” came the frustrated voice of her mother.

“I ask once again: How! many! victims!” was what the Chief Of Depot of their joyride vehicle, an M1 Abrams, wanted to know.

Could it be possible for LT to test for emphatic punctuation?
Or failing that to set most rules to not trigger when a ‘sentence’ is only one word long?