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    #1

    from a different window

    Is the expression
    'from a different window' (meaning 'from a different angle/ point of view')
    correct????? That is have you ever heard it apart from song lyrics?

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    #2

    Re: from a different window

    I have never heard it.

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    #3

    Re: from a different window

    OK, thanks.

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    #4

    Re: from a different window

    Please note that one question mark per question is enough.

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    Re: from a different window

    My goodness, you are strict! (!!)

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    #6

    Re: from a different window

    Quote Originally Posted by Julie17 View Post
    My goodness, you are strict! (! !)
    And one exclamation mark.

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    Re: from a different window

    Putting two exclamation marks in brackets after a sentence with one perfectly acceptable exclamation mark is even stranger (and if anything, more incorrect) than putting three exclamation marks straight after the sentence.

    And yes, we are strict. What you have to remember is that there are a lot of learners on this site and they read many posts. It is very important that as many posts as possible contain correct capitalisation, punctuation, spelling and grammar. So please remember the following rules of written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single appropriate punctuation mark (full stop, comma, question mark, exclamation mark).
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Do not put a space before a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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