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    Default what is wrong with that sentence?

    what is wrong with that sentence?

    "think of a word you remember appearing in the mail"

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    Default Re: what is wrong with that sentence?

    [I'm not a teacher]

    In my opinion, there is no error in that sentence.

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    Default Re: what is wrong with that sentence?

    Don't forget that sentences start with a capital letter and end with end punctuation, which in this case woud be period/full stop.

    Is it possible that the request is for a word appearing in The Mail a publication, and not something that showed up in your mailbox?

    If so, then it needs to capitalized and italicized.

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    Default Re: what is wrong with that sentence?

    It meant a word appearing in my mailbox.
    It just didn't sound right, that's all...
    thanks!

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    Default Re: what is wrong with that sentence?

    It doesn't sound right to me either. We don't usually talk about words "appearing," in our mail or elsewhere, unless it's grafitti spray painted on a wall overnight. (It sounds like a Harry Potter-type letter - I open it, and then the words appear after the spell confirms I'm the recipient.)

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    Default Re: what is wrong with that sentence?

    could you offer different phrasing?

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    Default Re: what is wrong with that sentence?

    Think of a word you remember reading in some of your mail.

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