(The Brackets)
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My sister (and she is past thirty) - ( ) -
has only just got married. .
York (population 108,600) is - ( 108 600)
about three times the size of
(-
Canterbury (population 32,790)
32 790).

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My copy of Great Expectations - -
costs 75p. (You can get a paper-
75 . ( -
back at 50p., but the print is not
50 ,
very good. It
is not really good . ,
value.)
Have you seen any other .)
Dickens
s novels in cheap - -
editions?
?

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Our highest score (20 goals to - -
nil) came in our last match. (20 : 0).
The abbreviation e.g. comes - e.g.
from Latin exempla gratia (for - exempla gratia (-
example). ).

, :
where for the first time I met -
Mary Slim (now Mrs James
(
Richards).
)
.

, , :
I met Mary Slim. (She is now - . (
Mrs James Richards.) .)

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The author is careless about - -
his facts. Thus on page 42 we
. ,
read: Edward Shanks was 42 : -
Senior Classical master [he was

Mathematics master]
at the [ -
Nelson School under Dr William ] -
Pidgin [who spelt his name
-
Pigeon]
in 1921 [it was in [
1923]. He left there to join the ] 1921 [ -
Colonial Service
1923 ]. ,

, :
Whan that Aprille with his -
shoures sote [sweet showers]
The droghte [drought] of Marche

:
He was born in 1769 (?) in - 1769 . (?) .
Bisley.
He was born in 1769 (? 1768) - 1769 . (? 1768)
in Bisley. .

, , :
He was born in 1769 [?] in - 1769 . [?] .
Bisley.
Pope [!], the author of Elegy - [!], ,
Written in a Country Church-

yard
Pope [Gray!], the author of - [!], , -
Elegy Written in a Country
Churchyard

(The Quotation Marks)
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:

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Ratterer asked Clyde, Would - :
you recognise your uncle if you , -
saw him?
?

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I read Emma by Jane Austin -
last week. .
, :
Matthew - ( )
The Book Matthew -

(The New Testament; The Old Testament).

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The Star of India sails on -
Tuesday. .
The Crown is the best hotel - -
in town. .
The Empire State Building is the - -
best-known skyscraper in
.
America.

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I dont want to hear any dirty - -
words coming from you.
.

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Good heavens, thought Jane. - , - , -
What shall I do if he says , -
Hello to me? ?

 

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