Gary Kline wrote:
>       Folks,
>       Let's see if perl can do this one; it's as obscure a task
>       as I've run into.  I have scores of files with:
>       A regular sentence, or phrase. then_one_containing_underscores_-
>       between_each_word  Followed by another regular, space-delimited
>       sentence.  Followed_by_another_string_with_underscaores.
>       Is there a perl way to get rid of the
>       string_containing_underscores and leave the regular sntences??
>       Any thoughts very welcome!!

Perhaps this will be enough:

% perl -i.bak -pe 'tr/_/ /' <files>

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