#!/bin/bash
# agram.sh: Playing games with anagrams.

# Find anagrams of...
LETTERSET=etaoinshrdlu

anagram "$LETTERSET" | # Find all anagrams of the letterset...
grep '.......' |       # With at least 7 letters,
grep '^is' |           # starting with 'is'
grep -v 's$' |         # no plurals
grep -v 'ed$'          # no past tense verbs
# Possible to add many combinations of conditions.

#  Uses "anagram" utility
#+ that is part of the author's "yawl" word list package.
#  http://ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/libs/yawl-0.3.tar.gz

exit 0                 # End of code.

bash$ sh agram.sh
islander
isolate
isolead
isotheral
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