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Rule "wrong suffix of ordinal number"

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Description: wrong suffix of ordinal number
Message: The suffix does not match the ordinal number.
Category: Semantics (ID: SEMANTICS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This was my 4nd try.
    Correction suggestion: 4th
  • This was my 100nd try.
    Correction suggestion: 100th
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This was my 1th try.
  • This was my 2nd try.
  • This was my 3rd try.
  • This was my 11th try.
  • This was my 12th try.
  • This was my 101st try.
  • This was my 102nd try.
  • This was my 103rd try.
  • This was my 111th try.
  • One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5RD
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ORDINAL_NUMBER_SUFFIX [5]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-10 20:33:03 +0000)