Re: Things not to put after a full stop.

Subject: Re: Things not to put after a full stop.
From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 08:41:01 -0400


Okay, now that the caffeine has hit, I just realized I totally misread Tom's sentence. It can be parsed grammatically, after all, and does not contain a typo.

However, if it had said what I _thought_ it said, my comments would apply. <seg>

Dick


I wrote:


>I don't mean to pick on Tom, because it is just a simple typo; but his last sentence in the passage Peter quotes is an example of a an utterance that most native speakers would call wrong.

>>Tom Murrell wrote:
> But the truth is that there are very few hard, fast rules, and
>>> you can find sterling examples of English prose that violates the so-called rules.
>>
>


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