The importance of punctuation

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The importance of punctuation

Postby Richard » 30 Mar 2017 13:11

Omitting a single comma can cost you 10 million dollars - http://data.grammarbook.com/blog/effect ... n-dispute/

I thought this was a neat example of how a linguistic feature generally considered unimportant can really matter.
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Re: The importance of punctuation

Postby Jansompatu » 19 Apr 2017 12:33

Let's eat Grandma!

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Let's eat, Grandma.

One punctuation mark (or its omission) can make you either a cannibal or a considerate grandchild. Punctuation is important indeed! ><

(http://thecrazyteacher.altervista.org/t ... tuation-2/)
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