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Delta_G

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/15/health/oxford-comma-maine-court-case-trnd/index.html


For those not familiar with the title, understand that the humble comma makes a world of difference if you ever have to say that you were over helping your uncle, Jack, off his horse. 
If at first you don't succeed, up - home - sudo - enter.

Qdeathstar

:shrugs:

Jacking off a horse is a one man job for me...

Robin2

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Mar 19, 2017, 10:19 am Last Edit: Mar 19, 2017, 10:20 am by Robin2
Jacking off a horse is a one man job for me...
I don't believe you could do it single handed


In the past it was common for legal documents to be written without punctuation for precisely this reason. It made some of them hard to read.

...R
Two or three hours spent thinking and reading documentation solves most programming problems.

Henry_Best

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/15/health/oxford-comma-maine-court-case-trnd/index.html


For those not familiar with the title, understand that the humble comma makes a world of difference if you ever have to say that you were over helping your uncle, Jack, off his horse.  
A comma in the wrong place can be just as confusing.
A panda goes into a restaurant and orders a meal. When it finished its food, it pulled a gun and shot a waiter. On the way out, the owner asks the panda why he did it. The panda said "I'm a panda. look it up."
The owner looked up panda in his encyclopedia. There is said "Panda: Eats, shoots and leaves."

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