Grammar — the difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit.

(8 Posts)
toadgirl Sat 30-Jul-16 12:46:05

What's the funniest thing you have read that illustrates how the meaning of a sentence can be altered by using bad grammar?

toadgirl Sat 30-Jul-16 12:49:42

smile

toadgirl Sat 30-Jul-16 12:50:18

smile

SueGeneris Sat 30-Jul-16 12:51:51

I remember this one from school illustrating how punctuation changes the meaning of a sentence:

The inspector says the teacher is a fool.

Or:

"The inspector," says the teacher, "is a fool."

annoyedofnorwich Sat 30-Jul-16 12:54:19

i helped my uncle jack off a horse

toadgirl Sat 30-Jul-16 12:54:22

Good one, Sue.

I love these.

Keep them coming!

toadgirl Sun 31-Jul-16 11:44:55

I helped my uncle jack off a horse

Haha smile

InTheDessert Sun 31-Jul-16 11:51:23

Similar to Sue's.
I use with DS:
"Mummy," said DS, "should have all the cake" vs "Mummy said DS should have all the cake.

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