Work the Shell - <emphasis>Mad Libs</emphasis> Generator, Part II

Choosing only the interesting words out of a text passage for a Mad Libs-style game proves to be a darn difficult task within a shell script, but Dave's up to the challenge.

Dave Taylor has been hacking shell scripts for over thirty years. Really. He's the author of the popular "Wicked Cool Shell Scripts" and can be found on Twitter as @DaveTaylor and more generally at


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