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Writing sentences that make no sense is how I make a living.

Consider saying: This is a gift from my sister-in-law's husband. « … Re: Write a sentence that makes no sense. However, with the presence of a finite verb, the sentence suddenly makes sense because the subject is now directly related to the predicate through time. The sentence relies on a double use of the past perfect. You were really left to your own resources, spending this inordinate amount of time alone in a balloon of an automobile. Remember: just because a sentence is grammatically correct doesn’t mean it is acceptable stylistically. Instead say: Everyone in Delhi has large cars. This is another example of a garden-path sentence. This one looks fine when you read it, but try saying this sentence aloud. 17 It makes no sense to protect yesterday s jobs at the expense of tomorrow s. Nor is it fair. Alice Scarlet and [Name of Scarlet's crush redacted] are getting married after years of a happy relationship. The car drove. Your support is essential to maintaining this coverage.

For one, there was no sense of community. This sentence makes strategic use of the past perfect, two times. Copyright © 2016 All Rights Reserved Contact. Anyway, the word “sailed” does not serve as the verb in this sentence. And I don't get upset over things I can't control, because if I can't control them there's no sense in getting upset.

So if you've had, let's say, butter chicken, there's a good possibility you'd have had it in a restaurant and not a hotel. But as strange as this sentence might sound, it is actually grammatically correct. Americans have no sense of history. English Quiz: What is the plural of 'sheep'? A cousin could be your chacha's daughter or your mama's son!

In other words, the sentence has taken the reader down a dead-end. But because of the sentence’s syntax, this is hard to decipher. changes the entire sentence, while "Noun!" It makes no sense to me that my gay friends cannot get married to each other because a certain slice of Christianity doesn't believe in gay marriage. The fact that something is actually understandable and relatable doesn't mean that it's unsophisticated or banal. 1 All the faith he had had had had no effect on the outcome of his life. We're an independent, student-run newsroom. There is no sense of truth when you're looking at the painting or the photo or that moment when the photo was first taken. Strikeout seeks to clarify, critique and extrapolate on language and grammar present all around us. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars! 3 I had been peering at a computer print-out that made no sense at all. There is no sense in crying over spilt milk.

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. Are there more #Indianisms you can think of? In this case, the sentence in Hindi would read: Main bus mein chadha. Joey Harrington has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

make snug. Re: Write a sentence that makes no sense. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled? Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. Tone vs. Sentences with the word makes no sense Words that rhyme with makes no sense What is another word for make no sense? But, on a closer look, you will find that they actually make sense. And we write characters, not representations of groups. So, in conclusion: English is weird. A baby is a loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them. Tomorrow is what interests me.

For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. The first use of “had. The English language can be so confusing.

14 I said to myself, fully aware that what I was saying made no sense. « Reply #300 on: December 12, 2016, 12:17:45 pm » Durdeedeedur. Because English, as we've known for some time now, is a 'phunny' language! An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. makes nothing of.

Logged: L.D. A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off of you. 10 Any half-blind booby can see it makes no sense. Mobile site. Post your gems on ZaraBol -- #Indianisms -- and we will publish the best ones right here on! I mean, it’s literally the same word, repeated eight times. There was a boat that was sailed on a river, and it sank. Sister-in-law could be your wife's sister or your brother's wife! I recently came across a post that one of my friends shared on Facebook, contending that the follow sentence is grammatically correct: Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.

There is just the sense of having done your part to the best of your ability. But it's the most powerful and amazing force in the entire universe. If I feel someone has no sense of humour, I find it really scary. Chi Park/Staff. Alas, regardless of their doom, the little victims play! The sentence is trying to express the following: Single soldiers, as well as married soldiers and their families, reside in the complex. 11 D'Arquebus Senior's pedantic excuses made no sense. No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you.

25 And to come in and turn it upside down would.

30 sentence examples: 1. There are three meanings of the word “buffalo” used here: I suppose the buffalo in Buffalo caused me to do some real thinking. It makes no sense.

There is no sense to go to war. In English, we can typically put one clause inside of another without any problem. 6 sentences that literally make no sense but are still correct. You read that sentence right—it reads “buffalo” eight times. The nonsense generator creates random, and often downright bizarre, sentences. The first use of “had had” is a modifier, and the second instance serves as the main verb of the sentence. The plural of ox is oxen while the plural of box is boxes, ‘rough’ rhymes with ‘gruff’ even though the two words only have two letters in common, and there are actually more than nine hundred exceptions to the infamous “i before e except after c” rule. Readers are immediately confused upon reading that the complex houses “married,” interpreting “married” as the verb. By Andy Chen | Staff.

Government is like a baby. This sentence makes strategic use of the past perfect, two times. Are you just making basically the same sound over and over again (“Edədedədədit”)? Mood: How to Use Tone and Mood in Your Writing, 5 Writing "Rules" That Are Really Guidelines, Beware of These Common Consistency Issues in Writing. makes note of. If you stare at it long enough the true meaning may even miraculously come to you: “Bison from Buffalo, New York, who are intimidated by other bison in their community, also happen to intimidate other bison in their community.” For further clarification you might also want to check out English indie rock band Alt-J’s song “Buffalo,” which was famously inspired by this conundrum of a sentence and used in the soundtrack of the Oscar-nominated Silver Linings Playbook. It might just mean that it makes no sense.

Are there any other convoluted, unnecessarily bizarre sentences that exist in the English language?