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Generate English ordinal numbers

The command \nth{<number>} generates English ordinal numbers of the form 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc. LaTeX package options may specify that the ordinal mark be superscripted, and that negative numbers may be treated; Plain TeX users have no access to package options, so need to redefine macros for these changes.

See also engord.

The author is Donald Arseneau.

License: pd Catalogued: 2015-08-03