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11 Times Punctuation Changed Everything 

Ashley Reign
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List Rules Vote up the cases in which incorrect punctuation created the most absurd accidental meanings.

Anyone who has ever been a student can quite possibly relate to the feeling of sitting through a long, agonizing English class, wondering exactly how all the grammar they’re being forced to learn will ever be useful. Well, if so you’ve come to the right place, because we’re about to give you a whole list of great reasons to stick it out when it comes to learning the finer points of the English language. Here you’ll find a collection of funny punctuation fails that demonstrate the dangers of going rogue on grammar.

When it comes to the world of punctuation, you’ll see here what a startling role even the tiniest of commas can play in shaping a sentence. Think it’s no big deal to leave out little things like periods or question marks when composing a social media post? We guarantee that, after seeing some of these social media disasters, such a thought will never enter your head again. Whether you’re here for an education or just a good laugh, one thing is for sure, you’ll have a lot more fun than you ever did in English class!

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Unusual Inspiration
Unusual Inspiration is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 11 Times Punctuation Changed Everything
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Best. Sale. Ever.
Best. Sale. Ever. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 11 Times Punctuation Changed Everything
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Seems Like A Good Thing
Seems Like A Good Thing ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 11 Times Punctuation Changed Everything
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He's Here!
He's Here! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 11 Times Punctuation Changed Everything
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