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Post by richvh » Sat 08.04.2007 1:55 pm

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Post by katafei » Sat 08.04.2007 2:56 pm

richvh wrote:
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Post by Belie » Sat 08.04.2007 8:46 pm

It's a famous book, written by Lynn Truss, on the subject of punctuation.
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Post by AJBryant » Sun 08.05.2007 8:05 am

katafei wrote:
Yes, it took me a second reading before I understood what you meant.
The two 'and's are a bit awkward, but if you leave the first one out, you'd be left with 3 portions again, wouldn't you?
Yes. I can't recall the full details, but there seems to have been a reason why "Bob, Dave and Susan" would have been a problem with the document.

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Post by EpicJapan » Sun 08.05.2007 1:05 pm

Hatori wrote:
Eventually your brain will melt and run low on capacity as you learn more and more kanji.
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Post by Krysta » Sun 08.05.2007 1:07 pm

If punctuation was useless, then why does it excist?

And it is posible to learn a decent amount of english from games and tv. I did.
It would not be perfect english, but it helps a great deal in class.
My pronounciation however is not from games, seeing as those are mostly textbased in my case.
I'm just fairly good at pronouncing it because i've been doing it since i was about 7 or 8. I'm 23 now.

Anyway, as far as kanji goes, I have no idea how easy or hard it wil be. I'm not learning that yet. I'd like to 'master' the kana first.
Besides, it will come up in class soon enough. Really looking forward to it though.

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