proper punctuation

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Alex MacDonald, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. 9iron

    9iron Active Member

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    wtf lol bro
     
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  2. Brady Burmeister

    Brady Burmeister Active Member

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    Puzzle solving is good for the brain. Sometimes that puzzle comes in the form of a terrible mess of grammar and punctuation.

    Alex's post is a good example. The reader can use info he may already know about Alex to gain understanding. Does he have an uncle named Jack? Does he have an uncle that has a horse? Is that horse a stud? Has he ever spoke about breeding that horse? Is that horse injured or old and may have needed to be put down? Does Alex's uncle have connections with a Chinese food supplier? Use your context clues.
     
  3. Por todo lo que 'texters', que no se pueden molestar a emplear la puntuación adecuada y queremos acortar cada palabra para que sea más fácil, sólo recuerden que hay una gran diferencia entre ayudar a su tío Jack off el caballo y ayudar a su tío jack off el caballo


    JAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJJAJAJAJAJAJAJJA
     
  4. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

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    Me thinks that Alex has uncovered one of the world's greatest mysteries. Men have often wondered why women will ramble on and on in conversation, without really saying anything.

    The obvious reason is that they do not use punctuation in their conversation. They ramble on in an array of words that have no connection and they they wonder why men tune them out. It is
    because we can't understand a word they are saying, in context to
    what they have already said, and are about to say.
     
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  5. Mark Walker

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    Lets eat Grandma.
    Lets eat, Grandma.
    Commas save lives...........:D
     
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  6. Brady Burmeister

    Brady Burmeister Active Member

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    Are you addressing Grandma? Are you addressing your cannibal sibling? Easily worked out regardless of punctuation.
     
  7. 9iron

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    The fact that his uncles horse is a mare makes it even more confusing.
     
  8. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    Alex, if you ever introduce me to your Uncle Jack, please remind me to avoid shaking his hand!:eek:
     
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  10. KerryS

    KerryS Ignored Member

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    Wow, you are really smart or you know how to use wiki...
     
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  11. Olive bugger

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    Alex, was that a throughbred horse or just a plow horse?

    I don't know Jack about horses.
     
  12. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I'm bigger on usage than I am on spelling. As a little kid in school I was asked by the teacher to use the word "fascinate" in a sentence. I said, " I once had nine buttons on my pants but I could only fascinate."
     
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  13. David Loy

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    Exactly, verbatim from wiki.
    Spelling is equal to punctuation in my book. I'm iffy on helping Jack off a horse, in any sense. However, some day I'd like to meet Jim, but I never want to meat him.
     
  14. steelydan

    steelydan Newb seeking wisdom

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    Their really isn't enough information to no weather they're horse was in their coral or was scene in there pasture.
     
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  15. Olive bugger

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    YES THEIR IS.