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>> No. 17065 Anonymous
4th November 2014
Tuesday 8:18 am
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This is a fucking outrage.
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29529578
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>> No. 17066 Anonymous
4th November 2014
Tuesday 8:27 am
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I can agree, in part. It's bad punctuation that can really butcher writing.
>> No. 17067 Anonymous
4th November 2014
Tuesday 8:33 am
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>>17066

For instance, the more I look at this the more I'm convinced I should have gone all out and, used a semi colon. That tends to get me banned though, watch...

;_;

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 17068 Anonymous
4th November 2014
Tuesday 11:08 am
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>>17065
I shared your initial outrage, the title is misleading clickbait.

She goes on to say she has a hard time spelling people's names e.g. "Cheryl". I think that's the gist of it.
>> No. 17072 Anonymous
4th November 2014
Tuesday 2:43 pm
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>"New York Times prints glaring typo on front page," crowed the Huffington Post.
Shouldn't the comma be on the outside of the quotation marks? I know the Yanks do it like this but it never made sense to me.
>> No. 17075 Anonymous
4th November 2014
Tuesday 4:23 pm
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>>17072
For speech I was always taught it should be in the inside. I'm not sure if and how quotations, particularly quotations of written sources, differ from this though. Clearly when quoting speech the punctuation is added at the listener's interpretation but I'm not sure the correct practice when punctuation is already there (or not there).

Tangentially related, I've never understood the precise difference between "" marks and '' marks.
>> No. 17076 Anonymous
4th November 2014
Tuesday 4:24 pm
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>>17068
Actually it's worse than that - the title says they're of little consequence, but all the examples she gives actually caused people to notice and comment.

Oh, and there actually was a bible that omitted the word 'not' from 'thou shalt not commit adultery', so it seems odd she'd use that as a hypothetical without mentioning that it actually happened (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wicked_Bible).

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