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I thought it might be fun to post examples of sentences that may need the help of our grammar and punctuation gurus. You know, stuff we come across on a daily basis. Those of us who are completely clueless can flex our muscles as we try to spot the mistakes. I'll start with something I just saw on the internet:


I belong on a beach with messy hair, tanned skin and a big bowl of fruit watching the waves


Can someone spot the mistake(s)? (Fingers crossed that there actually IS something wrong with that sentence!)   ;)
#1 - March 11, 2016, 10:07 AM
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Beaches with messy hair and tanned skin? I didn't know beaches were hairy...nor that bowls of fruit could watch the waves...
#2 - March 11, 2016, 10:17 AM
The Leland Sisters series: Courtship and Curses, Bewitching Season, Betraying Season (Holt BYR/Macmillan)
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EXACTLY, Marissa!!  :exactly
#3 - March 11, 2016, 01:14 PM
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Unless, of course, the beach is sandy-haired.  ;)
#4 - March 11, 2016, 01:29 PM
The Leland Sisters series: Courtship and Curses, Bewitching Season, Betraying Season (Holt BYR/Macmillan)
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Okay, give us a hard one. :)
#5 - March 11, 2016, 04:13 PM
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Here is another one I spotted yesterday:


Sally said lets just address the elephant in the room when two friends that were upset with her entered the room.

#6 - March 11, 2016, 05:28 PM
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--comma and quotation marks missing
--should be "let's" instead of "lets"
--should be "who" instead of "that"
and it's not very nice to compare a friend to an elephant!
#7 - March 11, 2016, 06:13 PM

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Good job, BonnieJoy. One of my pet peeves is using "that" when it should be "who."
I would probably rewrite the sentence placing the thought about the two friends entering the room at the beginning. Even with correct punctuation and grammar, it still seems confusing.  :huh
#8 - March 11, 2016, 06:24 PM
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