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how to punctuate

Post by tony h » Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:02 pm

I wasn't sure which board to post this on ...

Reported today at a photo shoot with Liam Gallagher.

G gets changed, poses, cameras flash. (Ok the lights flash and the camera does its bit)
G gets changed again, poses, cameras flash.
G changes again, poses, cameras flash. Photographer asks, "can we have a smile".

G replies, "I am not fooking Cliff Richard".


It is this last sentance which I have trouble punctuating.
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Re: how to punctuate

Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:07 pm

No comma needed for either connotation.
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Re: how to punctuate

Post by christinecornwall » Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:04 am

Would periods work here?
G gets changed. Poses. Cameras flash.
I believe there are strict rules about punctuation, but I also know authors do this to create a certain rhythm or convey a mood. I just don't know if they are thumbing their noses in blatant disregard, or if somehow, it is ok when necessary?
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Re: how to punctuate

Post by Wizard of Oz » Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:53 am

.. tony for me >>

Line 1: Fullstop after bit.)
Line 2: No change.
Line 3: Upper case letter for /c/, .... asks, "Can we ...."
Line 4: Fullstop placed inside inverted commas at end, ... Cliff Richard."

.. and I don't blame him ..

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Re: how to punctuate

Post by Phil White » Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:21 am

I think all but Erik missed the point. Nice, Tony.
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Re: how to punctuate

Post by Wizard of Oz » Wed Jul 21, 2010 1:45 am

Phil said:

I think all but Erik missed the point. Nice, Tony.
.. and WoZ, perhaps being too subtle, had said ..
.. and I don't blame him {{LG for not having sex with Sir Cliff}}..
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Re: how to punctuate

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:10 pm

When was Sir Cliff promoted to King of the Foos?
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