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The importance of punctuation

(62 Posts)
MawtheMerrier Thu 01-Dec-22 08:32:05

Just that, really wine

NotAGran55 Thu 01-Dec-22 08:34:54


Mollygo Thu 01-Dec-22 08:59:39


grandMattie Thu 01-Dec-22 09:06:12

The abbreviated title made me think it was about punctu地lity

GrannyGravy13 Thu 01-Dec-22 09:27:46

Maw 不不不不

Jane71 Thu 01-Dec-22 10:32:52

Nice one, and illustrates the point well!
Not much of a pedant myself as long as the meaning is clear.

MawtheMerrier Thu 01-Dec-22 10:34:19


The abbreviated title made me think it was about punctu地lity

I dont understand abbreviated title confused

Mollygo Thu 01-Dec-22 10:45:33

Its like this
Im hungry!
Lets eat, Grandma.
Im hungry,
Lets eat Grandma.

BigBertha1 Thu 01-Dec-22 10:45:56

Funny every year.

FannyCornforth Thu 01-Dec-22 10:48:12

Id never thought of punctuation and punctuality being so similar and yet so different in meaning

toscalily Thu 01-Dec-22 11:15:10


MawtheMerrier Thu 01-Dec-22 11:46:53


Funny every year.

The old ones are always the best ones.

Like Grannies.

Blossoming Thu 01-Dec-22 11:48:56

Love it Maw grin

DanniRae Thu 01-Dec-22 11:51:42

Thanks Maw gringrin

Lucca Thu 01-Dec-22 11:51:42

Headstone. Raised In memory of Adam smith, drowned in the Severn by a few affectionate friends.

DanniRae Thu 01-Dec-22 11:53:06

Thanks Lucca gringrin

GrannyZoom Thu 01-Dec-22 11:59:51

That's a goody grin{grin}

Mollygo Thu 01-Dec-22 17:01:02

Thats a good one Lucca. 不不

Marydoll Thu 01-Dec-22 18:25:39

From a fully signed pedant, thank you, Maw
I keep re-reading my post, looking for errors.

Missedout Thu 01-Dec-22 18:45:17

Notice on fence of communal waste area outside a block of flats:-
'Residents refuse to be put in bins.'

crazyH Thu 01-Dec-22 18:49:40

Keep them coming 不不不

Esspee Thu 01-Dec-22 23:36:06


Lovetopaint037 Thu 01-Dec-22 23:45:41

Well done folks 不

sodapop Fri 02-Dec-22 07:20:53

Love it Esspee smile

Esspee Fri 02-Dec-22 07:52:57