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Message 103994 - Posted: 17 Apr 2021, 17:23:57 UTC

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Sorry if I misunderstood your intent, but as worded, it seemed that you were trying to downplay the virulence of the COVID virus.
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Message 103998 - Posted: 17 Apr 2021, 18:05:46 UTC - in response to Message 103995.  

...It's not that infectious.


I guess you have not seen, read or heard of the HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS VARIENTS (U.K. & BRAZILIAN, AFRICAN) spreading through the world?
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Message 104002 - Posted: 17 Apr 2021, 20:27:37 UTC - in response to Message 103995.  

Well...
Sorry if I misunderstood your intent, but as worded, it seemed that you were trying to downplay the virulence of the COVID virus.
In reply to "how do you avoid an entire population of infectious persons?" I said "You can't give it to your neighbour if either of you are indoors. It's not that infectious."

Open window, gust of wind, now the entire neighborhood has it.
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Message 104020 - Posted: 20 Apr 2021, 4:14:15 UTC - in response to Message 104017.  

Ask India.
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Message 104039 - Posted: 21 Apr 2021, 7:30:32 UTC

Guilty!
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Message 104040 - Posted: 21 Apr 2021, 11:22:33 UTC

Lynched.
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Message 104060 - Posted: 22 Apr 2021, 13:55:47 UTC

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Message 104061 - Posted: 22 Apr 2021, 15:23:22 UTC

Guilty!

Guilty of what? Did I put the apostrophe in the wrong place?

Lynched.

Well I know several people who would mandate that punishment for getting an apostrophe wrong!
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Message 104123 - Posted: 26 Apr 2021, 13:34:10 UTC - in response to Message 104108.  

Well I know several people who would mandate that punishment for getting an apostrophe wrong!
Isn't there medication for that?

Yes. It's called a 4x2 delivered to the back of the skull.
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Message 104128 - Posted: 26 Apr 2021, 16:29:02 UTC
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What would be the meaning if the apostrophe were removed?

A sign outside a block of flats, “Residents’ refuse to be placed in bins."

or getting away from the apostrophe, see how punctuation completely changes the meaning of this string of words.

“A woman, without her man, is nothing,”

“A woman: without her, man is nothing.”
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Message 104134 - Posted: 26 Apr 2021, 18:26:31 UTC - in response to Message 104131.  

Well I know several people who would mandate that punishment for getting an apostrophe wrong!
Isn't there medication for that?
Yes. It's called a 4x2 delivered to the back of the skull.
Is that a 2x4 held sideways for a higher force per surface area?

The only instructions seen, say "Try to always use a flat surface, otherwise it could get messy."
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