A library to allow for pluralisation and singularisation of words programatically.
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Originally built from source long-lost to the mists of time, only closest reference I can find is here: http://fossies.org/linux/Neos/Packages/Framework/TYPO3.Kickstart/Resources/Private/PHP/Sho_Inflect.php
Original Readme below:
Thanks to http://www.eval.ca/articles/php-pluralize (MIT license) http://dev.rubyonrails.org/browser/trunk/activesupport/lib/active_support/inflections.rb (MIT license) http://www.fortunecity.com/bally/durrus/153/gramch13.html http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwesl/egw/crump.htm // Changes (12/17/07) Major changes
Fixed irregular noun algorithm to use regular expressions just like the original Ruby source. (this allows for things like fireman -> firemen Fixed the order of the singular array, which was backwards. // Minor changes
Removed incorrect pluralization rule for /([^aeiouy]|qu)ies$/ => $1y Expanded on the list of exceptions for *o -> *oes, and removed rule for buffalo -> buffaloes Removed dangerous singularization rule for /([^f])ves$/ => $1fe Added more specific rules for singularizing lives, wives, knives, sheaves, loaves, and leaves and thieves Added exception to /(us)es$/ => $1 rule for houses => house and blouses => blouse Added excpetions for feet, geese and teeth Added rule for deer -> deer Changes: Removed rule for virus -> viri Added rule for potato -> potatoes Added rule for *us -> *uses