Mudcat Café message #3786310 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #159749   Message #3786310
Posted By: Senoufou
20-Apr-16 - 01:13 PM
Thread Name: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Subject: RE: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Kampervan, our English master (Grammar School 1959) used to write on the board:

What do you think? I'll shave you for nothing!   and

What? Do you think I'll shave you for nothing?

to demonstrate the importance of correct punctuation. It got a bit boring, as it was his only party piece, much repeated, to our stifled groans.