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What's your favorite punctuation?

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ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods

ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« on: April 23, 2007, 12:25:09 AM »
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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2007, 12:32:35 AM »
What, no colon? 

They how can you

::strangle::

?

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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2007, 03:20:10 AM »
No effing dash?  bull!

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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2007, 02:29:17 PM »
There are fourteen punctuation marks in the English language.  Name them all. 

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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2007, 02:39:05 PM »
period
comma
exclamation point
question mark
parentheses/brackets
colon
semi-colon
hyphen
dash
backslash
quotation marks
ellipsis
apostrophe
guillemets

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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2007, 02:44:57 PM »

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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2007, 02:49:58 PM »
period
comma
exclamation point
question mark
parentheses/brackets
colon
semi-colon
hyphen
dash
backslash
quotation marks
ellipsis
apostrophe
guillemets

wtf?

guillemets (n) - a cumbersome metal clasp designed to bind a gentleman's testicles to the inside of his trouserfronts, so as to prevent their being painfully sat upon


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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2007, 07:46:53 PM »
period
comma
exclamation point
question mark
parentheses/brackets
colon
semi-colon
hyphen
dash
backslash
quotation marks
ellipsis
apostrophe
guillemets

wtf?

guillemets (n) - a cumbersome metal clasp designed to bind a gentleman's testicles to the inside of his trouserfronts, so as to prevent their being painfully sat upon

if your sack is hanging that low, you need cosmetic surgery.

reminds me of the school yard classic:

:clears throat:

"do your balls hang low?
do they waggle to and fro?
can you tie them in a knot?
can you tie them in a bow?
can you throw them o'er your shoulder
like a continental soldier?
do your balls hang low?"

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Re: ITT Lampshade Punk posts periods
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2007, 07:47:31 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillemets

please use in a sentence.

I think it's a substitute for a quotation mark, but it isn't really used in English anymore.