Listen, I was clearly born of an immaculate conception

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  1. Chriza

    Chriza Well-Known Member

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    "Jesus!", they say.






























    "Yo", I reply.
     
  2. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    newcastlefan Banned VIP Gold

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    you're a test tube baby?
     
  4. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

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    Comma's supposed to be inside the quotes, KingofCanader.


    Unless, of course, that's one of those Canuck things you guys do like adding a "U" to words that the rest only use an "O" for.
     
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    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    you guys have very short life expectancy
     
  6. bill

    bill Somebody, help me! 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    Don't think so Ted. But I could be wrong.
     
  7. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

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    There was even a thread about it on SFN.

    I was there and everything.
     
  8. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    http://grammartips.homestead.com/inside.html

    Now, keep in mind that this comma and period inside the quotation marks business is strictly American usage. The British don't do it that way. They are inclined to place commas and periods logically rather than conventionally, depending on whether the punctuation belongs to the quotation or to the sentence that contains the quotation, just as we do with question marks and exclamation points.
     
  10. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    American grammar is retarded
     
  11. bill

    bill Somebody, help me! 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    Oh heavens, I respect the authority of the SFN.

    Did you gaze directly at it? Did your hair turn white?
     
  12. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

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    Only for a split second; I'm ok now though.