Seven Bar Jokes Involving Grammar and Punctuation
By Eric K. Auld
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1. A comma splice walks into a bar, it has a drink and then leaves.
2. A dangling modifier walks into a bar. After finishing a drink, the bartender asks it to leave.
3. A question mark walks into a bar?
4. Two quotation marks “walk into” a bar.
5. A gerund and an infinitive walk into a bar, drinking to drink.
6. The bar was walked into by the passive voice.
7. Three intransitive verbs walk into a bar. They sit. They drink. They leave.
Even though I must confess that I don't understand the first two jokes (now you probably know why I make the mistakes I make when I write in English), I think this whole thing is genius. Equally brilliant are most of the texts that you can find in Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency. If you're up to some cool way of procrastinating, definitely have a look, is worth it.
Here's another story about a guy that walks into a bar ;)