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Post by tezorian on Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:43 am

Some people don't bother with it, but it can create pretty big misconceptions...

I helped my uncle jack off a horse.
I helped my uncle jack, off a horse.

Got some more to add?

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Post by waterdragon7 on Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:55 am

I once looked up the lyrics for the Eagle's "Last Resort" on the internet. On one site, one line was presented as:

"Put up a bunch of ugly boxes and jesus people bought 'em"

The same line from another site:

"Put up a bunch of ugly boxes, and Jesus, people bought 'em"

Not quite the same meaning between the two sites!
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Post by mtngrl123 on Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:51 am

too funny...all because of a comma

sam thing with mispellings....for instance

comma vs coma

not quite the same thing.lol


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Post by tezorian on Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:28 pm

mtngrl123 wrote:too funny...all because of a comma

sam thing with mispellings....for instance

comma vs coma

not quite the same thing.lol


Not quite the same thing, but also worth mentioned.
That's more like "an unforunate typo" Very Happy

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Post by melodiccolor on Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:40 pm

Well, there is always the classic example:

Look up ahead!

Look up a head!

Ah, a misplaced space changed everything!

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Post by Nucky on Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:39 pm

Let's eat Grandma!

Let's eat, Grandma!

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