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    Default late lecturing about punctuallity

    Could tell me what does the "late lecturing about punctuallity" mean?
    eg. he is always late lecturing about punctuallity.
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    Default Re: late lecturing about punctuallity

    Quote Originally Posted by skeips View Post
    Could tell me what does the "late lecturing about punctuallity" mean?
    eg. "He is always late lecturing about punctuallity."
    Thank you.
    It possibly means that despite being late regularly himself, he is always lecturing on punctuality.
    But that's more information than the sentences contains, so it's just a guess.

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    Default Re: late lecturing about punctuallity

    Skeips, please note the correct spelling of punctuality.

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    Default Re: late lecturing about punctuallity

    As Raymott said, we can only guess at the meaning of this rather strangely worded sentence, mainly because we have no more context. It could mean that he frequently lectures on punctuality (or lectures people about punctuality) but he does it at a later time than might have been appropriate. If he is a teacher and his students are regularly late for class, it would make sense to lecture them about punctuality as soon as possible, perhaps when they have been late two or three times. If he leaves it for six months, by which time they have been late perhaps three hundred times each, it would be a little late to start lecturing them on punctuality then!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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