HDTV Antenna

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Thu Jan 11 23:40:11 MST 2007


Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
>> I think that's because they really "scam people" but can't exactly say
>> that on a billboard :D
> 
> That's exactly what I get from the billboard. To my, the billboard is a
> negative advertisement. Saying that they "buy cars" communicates to me
> that they lead you to believe that they buy cars but are really doing
> something different. I cannot figure out why they would have put the
> quotes around that phrase; makes absolutely no sense to me.

Maybe they're antiquated fuddy-duddies.

http://www.informatics.susx.ac.uk/doc/punctuation/node31.html

(Last paragraph... linguists are really funny sometimes.)

Shane




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