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Mrs. Hanover would soon eat her words.
"Boy, he's a real asterisk taker."
'He never has got the hang of punctuation!'
'Miss Frumkin, parents are complaining that their kids are using curse words they learned in your class.'
'When we all get together, we sure are vulgar.'
'And I thought I went on and on...'
'Mrs. Peterson. . . Sgt. O'Leary here, I'm afraid there's been an accident and your husband is in a comma.'
"I know! I know! I K-n-o-w!. . . Um, what was the question?"
"You have to use punctuation. We must meet on comma grounds ... period!"
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"Who teaches apostrophe usage?"
'Too many exclamation points!!!!!!'
'I'm sorry, Mrs. Marks but I'm afraid your husband has fallen into a deep comma...'
'Listen - it's grammar coming up the river from London.'
"I've just invented the question mark."
The Oxford Coma
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'To them, capital punishment means making them use proper capitalization.'
"You know the speech marks thing I just did? Well, I hate that. So this is me rubbing them out."
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'I should be on that.'
'Some suicide note. Typical... look at the punctuation and spelling.'
"I'm very good with punctuation."
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"Ah. I believe you mean 'Do I have any idea with whom I am speaking.'"
"Oh no. . . We'll never win now. Looks like our team is getting underscore."