Unnecessary "quotes" - for those who "love" good use of "grammar"

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  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Many people aren't aware that quotation marks are used to denote the meaning supposed or so called, not for emphasis, as is increasingly common. The misuse of quotation marks can make for some pretty entertaining reading.

    http://www.unnecessaryquotes.com/
     
  2. raroo

    raroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL those are funny. The baloney one made me laugh... that's right, it IS "meat". Hardy har! [​IMG]
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    That is hilarious! I have noticed that so many time!
     
  4. cariboujaguar

    cariboujaguar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my... I am so ashamed... I make spelling errors constantly on chat forums because I am usually breastfeeding my baby or being climbed on by my toddler, I'm not even a highschool graduate, but my goodness I am soo soo very ashamed... the lawyers office one is just sad... and those management signs are hillarious! not too suprised to see that kind of punctuation on gas station employee made signs *sigh*
     
  5. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

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    Quote:Yes, the"meat" bologna is probably correct!
     
  6. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

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    I couldn't even make myself laugh. I tried. I really, really did.

    I just couldn't do it.
     
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    joerogrz Chillin' With My Peeps

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