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Replacing a conditional with many branches with a switch/case statement

Many languages support more compact forms of branching than just if ... then ... else such as switch or case or match. Use such a form to add an appropriate placing suffix to the numbers 1..40, e.g. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, ..., 11th, 12th, ... 39th, 40th
suffix := |Int n -> Str|
if ((4..20).contains(n % 100))
return "th"

case '1': return "st"
case '2': return "nd"
case '3': return "rd"
default: return "th"

(1..40).each { echo("$it${suffix(it)}") }

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