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Re: substrings at the end of words

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  • Subject: [mg55108] Re: substrings at the end of words
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 02:37:07 -0500 (EST)
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On 3/11/05 at 4:20 AM, akoz at (Andrzej Kozlowski) wrote:

>Well, it simply seems like your interpretation of the words:"I want
>to extract only the "ed" string which located only at the end of
>the words", (admittedly not  perfectly clear) was and remains
>different from mine.  After all, the OP did write "at the end of
>the words". And I can't see what makes you feel he wanted just one
>character before the "ed"?

In the original post an example output was given, specifically

>>>>Out[]= {{}, {ted}, {led}, {wed}}

And since the starting input was given as

>>>>a = {"edit", "listed", "called", "wedding"}

I looked for a solution to go from one to the other. 
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