Tag Archives: News

We Regret The Error

Omitting a single letter can change the meaning of a statement, as the following sentences from the old periodicals illustrate (the words with a missing letter are in italics): “The conflict was dreadful, and the enemy was repulsed with considerable laughter.” … Continue reading

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Pun Of The Weak: Ambiguity

An ambiguous sentence… Continue reading

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For Want Of A Dog, Everything Was Lost

On 17 August 2001, a man named Jamie Ferrucci, 25, of East Haven, Connecticut was arrested for ramming his car through a dog compound gate with his car to free his husky named Rocky. Due to repeated complaints from the neighbors … Continue reading

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