Lapsing into a comma

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Punctuation Rap

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

I am a QUESTION MARK, what do I do?
I’m at the end of questions, like Where? What? or Who?

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

I am a PERIOD, that means full stop,
At the end of a sentence, just make a dot.

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

I am a COMMA, if you see me just pause,
So hang back, Jack, and think of what was.

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

QUOTATION MARKS hold the talking within,
So if somebody speaks, just look for the twins.

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

I am a COLON, I am two dots,
I’m the introducer, I express your thoughts.

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

An EXCLAMATION POINT is so like “wow,”
If you’re writin’ so excitin’ then put me in now!

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

The APOSTROPHE . . . it shows possession,
Team up with an “s” . . . that’s my obsession.

PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION
PUNK, PUNK, PUNCTUATION

© 2006 Jeff Rubin   National Punctuation Day®

How punctuation
changes the meaning
of a sentence

Let’s eat, mommy.
Let’s eat mommy.

Quality service and attention to detail.
Quality, service, and attention to detail.

Don’t use commas, which are not necessary.
Don’t use commas which are not necessary.

Giant moving, sale Friday
Giant moving sale Friday

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