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'I'll never date another apostrophe... the last one was too possessive.'
You need to learn punctuation. I'ts, important later! 'in life'
"I know its hard to believe right now, Lawrence, but some day you'll thank me for asking you to punctuate your sentences correctly."
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'Yes, a winky face is correct... But in ancient times, the semicolon was actually used to separate archaic written devices known as 'complete sentences.''
The Comma Sutra
A man drives down a road that has two road signs with quotations marks positioned on either side of it.
'We're here to question mar.'
Mrs. Hanover would soon eat her words.
"Why is it that every time I say something in quotation marks you respond in italics?"
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'I'll stop using finger quotes if you (control freak) let me use hand brackets.'
"When are people going to stop speaking every sentence like it's a question?"
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Book reading a work titled: 'How to be self-reflexive.'
Writer with punctuation spray.
'I'm having my colon checked.'
"I'm sorry, but refusing to use an Oxford comma isn't really grounds for divorce."
Tags:oxford comma, oxford commas, pedant, pedants, pedantic, type a, type a personality, type a personalities, grammar, grammar nazi, grammar nazis, divorce, divorces, divorcing, disagreement, disagreements, disagree, disagrees, disagreeing, english teacher, english teachers, english, proper grammar, correct grammar, stickler, sticklers, pet peeve, pet peeves, punctuation, punctuate, frustration, frustrations, spouse, spouses, husband, husbands, wife, wives, bicker, bickers, bickering, row, rows, rowing
Grumpy old man kicking exclamation mark.
"I translate books from English into better English."
Tags:editor, editors, publisher, publishers, publishing, manuscript, manuscripts, writer, writers, author, authors, novelist, novelists, literary aspiration, literary aspirations, novel, novels, book, books, draft, drafts, translator, translators, punctuation, grammar, grammarian, copy editor, copy writer, copy writers, copy editors
"I was punctuating sentences long before you guys came along!"
Use apostrophes. Dont use apostrophes
Books: Closed Down Due To Exasperation.
"I insisted on the quotation marks."
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