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I;m glad you asked! 

 

You have to go back to the old country for it. :)

 

http://forums.bicycling.com/topic/54635607129604109

 

Ralph. I have the same problem now.  For years I had now issues with the apostrophes.  About 3 years ago I went to a MacBook for my laptop and the keyboard is just different enough the ' looks like ;.  It is maddening.  

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Why must you hate on exclamations???!!!

 

A single exclamation point, used sparingly, can have some impact. Multiple exclamation points are the literary equivalent of weeds, infesting an otherwise well-kept grammatical lawn or garden. When I see them, I want to mow them down.

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A single exclamation point, used sparingly, can have some impact. Multiple exclamation points are the literary equivalent of weeds, infesting an otherwise well-kept grammatical lawn or garden. When I see them, I want to mow them down.

roadsue or some similar person (she certainly has a lot on her plate right now) should form an Exclamation Point Protection Society. Destination, are you up for it? :scratch head::dontknow:

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roadsue or some similar person (she certainly has a lot on her plate right now) should form an Exclamation Point Protection Society. Destination, are you up for it? :scratch head::dontknow:

 

YA!!     That is EXACTLY what we need!!!!!

 

Go for it BigD!!!!!!!

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Exclamation marks are having all the fun!!!!!  Perhaps we could emphasize pause with several commas,,,,just to be clear....  Several periods at the end of a declamatory sentence would emphasize point duly made.......  And who wouldn'''''t benefit from several question marks????  It''''s clearly a question now.....  There''''s no mistaking my tone or intent to form a contraction when I add several apostrophes.......  Closely related clauses can be problematic for some;;;;;;several semi------colons will clear up any lack of a perceived relationship between ideas.....  Notice how greatly improved a hyphenated word becomes with several dashes??????  

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Sue, you have developed a bad stutter. Please make an appointment to see a grammar medic as soon as possible. Left untreated, your condition could become serious. Worse, it could infect others. The possibility of an epidemic is a threat to us all.

 

Yours for the preservation of the English language,

 

Destination

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Exclamation marks are having all the fun!!!!!  Perhaps we could emphasize pause with several commas,,,,just to be clear....  Several periods at the end of a declamatory sentence would emphasize point duly made.......  And who wouldn'''''t benefit from several question marks????  It''''s clearly a question now.....  There''''s no mistaking my tone or intent to form a contraction when I add several apostrophes.......  Closely related clauses can be problematic for some;;;;;;several semi------colons will clear up any lack of a perceived relationship between ideas.....  Notice how greatly improved a hyphenated word becomes with several dashes??????  

 

And you didn'''''t even get into the other fun formatting techniques!!!!!

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