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    Unusual Sentences

    Ok, try this: below are five sentences. Each one of them has something unusual about it. Can you figure out what it is for each?

    1.Are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era?
    2.The five boxing wizards jump quickly.
    3. He was a man of great statue.
    4. Big elephants can always understand small elephants.
    5. Put the box on the table by the window in the kitchen.

    *Some of these are quite hard, but let's see if you can get any of them!

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    1. Palindrome
    2. Uses all the letters of the alphabet

    Lemme go back and look at the others...
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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    This is hard!

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.
    Does anyone even bother with signatures anymore?

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    It's hard. Make it multiple choice?

    Nahh, that will give it away.

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Oh. Haha. Number 5 is ambiguous. Meaning that it has a few different meaning and stuff. Yay, my english teacher's tangents are useful!!

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    I'll give hints.

    (Susie P. already got the first two)

    3. Is it correct grammer wise?
    4. Does it aid in remembering something?
    (AhLowHee just got it, but can you name the three meanings it has?)

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Take sometime to dream, about all the wonderful things.

    I wrote that!! Lol I win!

    See the R in the circle... yeah.. its mine.. all mine mwhahamwhahah!

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Maybe it's just me but your always telling us to stay on topic, but, and I don't mean to be mean, you're .

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Let's see.

    Put the box on the table by the window in the kitchen.

    It could mean:

    Put the box that is on the table, by the window in the kitchen.
    Put the box on the table, which is by the window in the kitchen.
    Take that box which is on the table by the window, into the kitchen.

    Sorry. I tried. It might be confusing. HAHA.

    Edit: The box could be anywhere.

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaybeth
    Maybe it's just me but your always telling us to stay on topic, but, and I don't mean to be mean, you're .
    SERIOUSLY!! Not to be mean (:

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    4. The letters of each word spell because. Haha. Plus, that sentence is true!!

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Sorry for spamming, but number 3 is a great mystery to me.

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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    statue ==> stature

    Unusually and exceedingly peculiar and altogether quite impossible to describe...



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    Re: Unusual Sentences

    Yay! you've figured them all out! And to clear things up even further...

    1. Is a palindrome, which means it is read the same way forward as it is backwards, like racecar or noon.
    2. Is a pangram, which is a sentence that contains every letter in the alpabet.
    3. Is a malapropism, which is an incorrect use of a word in a sentence, but still sounds farmilliar to the correct word. Like "He had to use a fire distinguisher.", or "Don't" is a contraption.".
    4. This is a mnemonic, or a sentence or ryme, to help you remember, a rule of grammer, or how to spell a word. For example, "I before E, exept after C is a mnemonic.
    5. This is an ambigutie, which is a sentence or phrase, which can have multiple meanings.

    For more, visit www.fun-with-words.com

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