In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Then Dawn prompted the children to use their bodies to form punctuation marks in various sentences.
- She provides a bit of history for each punctuation mark, as well as noting a few that have fallen out of use.
- That is, unless they changed their style, dropped all those references to dead white males and the occasional punctuation mark.
- Paul Robinson's personal philosophy of punctuation is, ideally, to avoid all punctuation marks except commas and fullstops.
- Not one word or even punctuation mark was written in the United States.
- The test words were not included in the first and the last sentence of the text, they were never at the beginning or the end of a sentence, and they were never adjacent to a punctuation mark.
- I never have been able to find the full range of punctuation marks on the silly little keyboard they give you on a cellphone, so I make do with the few that I know.
- Eight bits make up a byte; a byte typically represents a letter, punctuation mark or digit on your screen.
- Normally, a comma or other punctuation mark separates the ending or resumption of direct speech from its interruption.
- Many thanks for this, and for your liberal use of my favourite punctuation mark!
- We can see from this that the early use of zero to denote an empty place is not really the use of zero as a number at all, merely the use of some type of punctuation mark so that the numbers had the correct interpretation.
- That one misplaced punctuation mark represented laziness, disregard and plain stupidity.
- He speaks with fluent deliberation; thoughts emerge as fully formed sentences, punctuation marks indelibly in place.
- I was pretty disappointed when I found out commas were just little punctuation marks.
- But as the English and Americans can't even agree on what to call the punctuation marks.
- So far, function words were assumed to form the structure within the punctuation marks of a sentence.
- In 1920, when David Lloyd George, the wartime prime minister, stood up to make his rectorial address, his opponents, who had got hold of a copy of his speech in advance, yelled out the punctuation marks at the end of each sentence.
- On closer examination, the ‘novel’ by Hu Wenliang consists of 14 Chinese punctuation marks.
- Excuse me whilst I go overboard with a series of punctuation marks.!
- Like Henry Fielding, Trainer seems to have a distinct aversion to the dash, which is a commonly used punctuation mark in the novels of Clara Reeve, and particularly in The Champion of Virtue.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.