Mr. and Mrs. Aberforth went to the elephant park.
Mr and Mrs Aberforth went to the elephant park.
Abbreviations in lowercase letters, e.g. e.g., tend to use periods.
Abbreviations in uppercase letters, e.g. USSR, tend not to use periods.
George W. Bush ate his lunch.
We bought eggs, ham and mayonnaise.
My mother went to the supermarket to buy fruit, onions, cheese, and cucumber sandwiches.
He stopped at the robot, waited for the green light, and sped away.
My cat, which loves tomatoes, has swallowed a red ball.
He would have to kick the zombie, or it would eat his brains.
By the evening he had started to become afraid.
By the evening, he had started to become afraid.
By the time the sun had gone down, he had started to become afraid.
Unfortunately, the man fell into the lake.
Luckily, nobody was injured in the accident.
In order to jump out of the window, I will need longer legs.
Jumping out of the window, I realize that it is hard to land with stilts.
Being a qualified medical doctor is some achievement.
Jumping out of a window is difficult.
Inside the room was painted white.
Inside, the room was painted white.
I went to the lounge to see what was making the noise; however, it was dark, and I could find nothing.
I went to the lounge to see what was making the noise. However, it was dark, and I could find nothing.
I went to the lounge to see what was making the noise. It was too dark too see, however.
I went to the lounge to see what was making the noise. It was dark, however, and I could find nothing.
However hard I looked, I was unable to find the source of the noise.
I love baboons, they are beautiful.
I love baboons; they are beautiful.
My headphones keep breaking, I wear them too often.
My headphones keep breaking because I wear them too often.
Curing cancer—now that is a huge achievement!
The animals—all bought from the local circus—were kept in camps.
All the paperwork—the books, records, files and manuscripts—disappeared in the night.
My father’s dog, Henry, jumped through the hoop.
“But you—but I didn’t hear you!” he stammered.
“I really didn’t—” he started.
In the first decade the bicycle was used (1865–1875), its design was revolutionized countless times.
2:30–4:30 in the afternoon.
Figure 52–b illustrates the metabolism of muscle triglycerides during exercise.
The post-Victorian–pre-Modern era was fraught with difficulties.
The South Africa–Zimbabwean border is poorly patrolled.
Humans are social beings; they crave interaction.
Humans are social beings; therefore, they crave interaction.
Humans are social beings; that is to say, they crave interaction.
Humans are social beings and crave interaction.
The majority of the women wore shorts, shirts and headscarves; but some, for questionable reasons, were clothed in silk dresses.
There are two ways to approach the problem: we educate the ants to stop eating sugar, which would be a long and arduous process; or we kill the ants because they are a nuisance.
Since I never drink pineapple juice; I don’t know what it tastes like.
Since I never drink pineapple juice, I don’t know what it tastes like.
I hate pineapples; but I like most other fruit.
I hate pineapples, but I like most other fruit.
The best players were Milton, Rembrandt and John.
There were three good players on the team: Milton, Rembrandt and John.
I shall open my speech with my favorite quote: “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”
Two things are important: Firstly, nobody is perfect. Secondly, everybody thinks that they are.
The dog’s bowl.
The horse’s hoof.
The boss’s men; James’s dog.
The witness’ eyes; Charles’ child.
Theroux’ works, Dumas’ novels.
Verreaux’s eagle, Illinois’s governor.
The animals’ cages.
The witches’ brooms.
The Joneses’ lawnmower.
The Smiths’ house.
The children’s books.
The women’s makeup.
Her 6’s look like her 0’s.
Don’t forget to dot your i’s.
Mind your p’s and q’s.
He got two As and four Bs in his exams.
The two URLs are very similar.
The dos and don’ts of golf are highly elaborate.
The ins and outs of grammar are equally elaborate and more confusing.
They enjoy the music of the 1960s.
a. The horse and the sheep’s feed must be bought.
b. The horse’s and the sheep’s feeds must be bought.
We should have been there long ago, shouldn’t we?
There were many vampire novels, weren’t there?
Are there any scalpels around?
Where did you put the watermelon?
They will do better, won’t they, if they work together?
There were raucous cries of, “What’s going on?”
He asked them where they were going with the teabags.
I wonder if they will ever find the toothbrushes.
Would you please stop fidgeting and sit up straight while we’re waiting.
Would you please shut the door behind you before a skunk escapes.
Could you post this for me?
He walked into the kitchen and suddenly a bag of flour fell on his head!
“Don’t drop it!” the man yelped.
“We won!” they shouted.
I love the word “oleaginous”.
“Because I could not stop for Death” was written by Emily Dickinson.
The title “The Aye-Aye and I” presents an interesting homophone.
“I’m not sure whether he’s here,” Malcolm muttered.“Just look if his room is empty,” said Jenna. “It’s not that hard.”“I don’t like his room, it’s creepy!” Malcolm replied. It had been years since he had been in his brother’s room, but the underpants experience had left him scarred for life. “I’m not going in there!”
“What a day,” he thought to himself.
What a day, he thought to himself.
Everybody stared when she asked, “Why are we here?”
Did they ask, “What is the meaning of life?”
Didn’t he command, “You must kill everyone!”
He shouted, “Let’s run!”
Didn’t he command, “You must not follow me”?
Why did they say, “The trees are useless”?
I wish to conclude with a quotation from “50 Years to Independence”: “There is no way to understand the mechanics of rebellion.”
My favorite quotation is by Steven Wright: “There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.”
“We watched ‘House of Horrors’ last night,” Becky said.
It has been found that ‘ingroup’ members tend to regard ‘outgroup’ members as more homogeneous.
She told me "her favorite color was blue."
She told me her favorite color was blue.
I found the keys and (don’t ask me how) managed to lose them again.
I found the keys (I lost them last week, remember?) and somehow managed to lose them again.
I lost my new set of keys (yes, again!) and can’t find them at all.
I lost my keys last week. (I’ve lost them often in the past.)
I lost my keys last week (as I often have in the past).
Though no one believes me (it's pretty far-fetched), a monkey stole them.
I found the keys in a tree (presumably carried there by mischievous monkeys [though nobody believes me]).
He walked and walked … and walked off a cliff.
“I didn’t mean to …” Gertrude moaned.
There was nothing he could do… . They were trapped.
She stopped to think. … How did it work again?
I come from America; I am an American.
They drink Coke.
He is a Christian.
We go to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
The Gulf War.
Captain Jack Sparrow
Professor De Wet
Mr and Mrs Smith
He is HIV-positive.
WWOOF is a fascinating international organization.
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