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Automatically Backtranslated Print Output

This is a nonsense paragraph designed to showcase some of the features of the BackNem and BackLit backtranslators. BackNem handles embedded Computer Braille Code such as an embedded e-mail address: sally123@aol.com.

BackNem deals properly with spelled-out words such as c-h-e-e-s-e. It also knows about vocal sounds such as br-r-r. Al paid Ab, the caveman, is an example from the EBAE Manual. About the importance of that I'm not sure.

A single-letter whole-word contraction can be used in a compound word. The whip-poor-will is a kind of nightingale. However, this type of contraction is not allowed in a stammered word like w-w-will.

She was a typist/secretary but she dreamed of becoming a skiing instructor/guide. He has little self-knowledge. Syllabified words like dou-ble follow different rules from true compound words like doubly-blest.