Punctuation Police

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by D_Chaumbrelayne_Copprehead, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. D_Chaumbrelayne_Copprehead

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    What's this I hear about truly hung guys only using one exclamation point and one question mark at a time?
     
  2. D_Gunther Snotpole

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    Only one? Wow!
     
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    Have the police picked you up on your lack of a tilde yet, Señor?
     
  4. D_Gunther Snotpole

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    Nope, this tale relates more to a midnight visit I once made to an emergency room.
    Since then, I have had nuthin to do with tildas.
     
  5. D_Chaumbrelayne_Copprehead

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    The spelling freak in me is laughing out loud over the joy of someone else knowing what a tilde is.
     
  6. jason_els

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    Then you'll just orgasm over this...


    ... guillemets! guillemets! diaeresis! pilcrow! and finally... interrobang!

    ending with a &#10087; dingbat.

    Was it good for you too?
     
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    Totally, dude. I came all over my cedille.
     
  8. D_alex8

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    Punctuation Police? :eek:

    I heartily hope you ran that natty nomenclature past the Alliteration Army for advance approval. :rolleyes:
     
  9. Calboner

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    Don't make an assonance of yourself.
     
  10. D_Tintagel_Demondong

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    Up your asterism. :biggrin1:

    I wish that ansi/ascii supported the irony mark, the sarcasm mark and the interrobang.

    As of now, I can only use "scare quotes." Mwahahahaha.
     
  11. Sergeant_Torpedo

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    piece justifcatives et piece rose; pince-sans-rire.
     
  12. durbantom

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    Can we expand this a bit to include common spelling mistakes. It's sad that four letter words are seemingly not taught in school. It seems that foreiners from non English speaking countries are still taught spelling and punctuation.

    For example 9 times out of 10, people seem to get confused by your and you're.

    your refers to something belonging to you. Like your car.

    you're is the shortened version of You are, hence the apostrophe.
     
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    Whats Yours then teach? Would that be yours?.

    Love your pic btw mate.
     
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