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sentencePunctuation ( testText )

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Matthew Miller, Self

Checks testText for terminating punctuation (.?!) and adds if needed.

Sample Input:
sentencePunctuation ( "This is an incorrectly terminated sentence" )
Sample Output:
This is an incorrectly terminated sentence.

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This checks the passed text for appropriate terminating punctuation according to English language grammar rules. It will catch:

* anything ending in alphanumeric characters and add a period;
* anything ending in a closing bracket, brace, parenthesis or quote mark (or combination of any two of these) without terminating punctuation and add a period;
* anything ending in non-terminating punctuation and add a period; and
* anything ending in unacceptable punctuation (comma, semicolon and colon) and replace that punctuation mark with a period.

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