A little test in punctuation…

11 Jun

In 1937, a child sitting a Country Schools exam was asked to punctuate the following:

“Charles the First walked and talked half an hour after his head was cut off.”

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One Response to “A little test in punctuation…”

  1. Joanne Pasquale June 12, 2013 at 11:14 am #

    The answer:
    “Charles the First walked and talked. Half an hour after, his head was cut off.”

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