Annoying Punctuation

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realisticspeakers
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Post by realisticspeakers » December 12th, 2020, 8:15 pm

Either by OCR error, copy-writing mistake, or misjudgement by the author/editor this, comma is by far the most annoying.
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Post by mightyfelix » December 12th, 2020, 8:22 pm

And the worst part is, you don't even know who to be mad at!

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » December 12th, 2020, 8:48 pm

I trust only Victor Borge's phonetic punctuation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ91SVKryYU

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Post by maxgal » December 31st, 2020, 7:06 pm

SonOfTheExiles wrote:
December 12th, 2020, 8:48 pm
I trust only Victor Borge's phonetic punctuation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ91SVKryYU

Cheers,
Chris
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I had a record album when I was a kid, Victor Borge in concert; that was my introduction to phonetic pronunciation.
But I had never heard of this bit with Dean Martin!
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