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Someone sent me this...pretty amazing...

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Amazing sentence !!!!!

The person who invented this sentence is either a Vocabulary GENIUS or is absolutely JOBLESS.

Why?

You’ll soon find out !!!

Read the sentence below carefully…

“I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting nevertheless, extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability, transcendentalizes intercommunications incomprehensibleness”.

This is a sentence where the Nth word is N letters long.

e.g. 3rd word is 3 letters long, 8th word is 8 letters long and so on
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But the punctuation is weird and the second last word should be a genitive and is, therefore, really one letter shorter. (Unless you count the "'s" suffix as part of a word, but that would be kind of odd since in English grammar that suffix follows phrases rather than words.)
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As a copy editor, I can easily identify the problem with the sentence: It's total crap.

Aside from that, I believe the author is trying to say that doctors have crappy handwriting, and pharmacists need special skills to read it.
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Ludocrazy wrote:
As a copy editor, I can easily identify the problem with the sentence: It's total crap.

Aside from that, I believe the author is trying to say that doctors have crappy handwriting, and pharmacists need special skills to read it.


You need special skills to read the second half of that sentence!

Now here's an amazing sentence:
Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.

Or maybe this one is slightly better:
Two driven jocks help fax my big quiz.

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amwiles wrote:
Ludocrazy wrote:
As a copy editor, I can easily identify the problem with the sentence: It's total crap.

Aside from that, I believe the author is trying to say that doctors have crappy handwriting, and pharmacists need special skills to read it.


You need special skills to read the second half of that sentence!

Now here's an amazing sentence:
Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.

Or maybe this one is slightly better:
Two driven jocks help fax my big quiz.



I've got one:

The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy cat.
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This sentence no verb.
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EYE of NiGHT wrote:
amwiles wrote:
Ludocrazy wrote:
As a copy editor, I can easily identify the problem with the sentence: It's total crap.

Aside from that, I believe the author is trying to say that doctors have crappy handwriting, and pharmacists need special skills to read it.


You need special skills to read the second half of that sentence!

Now here's an amazing sentence:
Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.

Or maybe this one is slightly better:
Two driven jocks help fax my big quiz.



I've got one:

The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy cat.


Gee. I think you're missing something. Gee.

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My personal favorite:

"Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo."

It means "Bison from Buffalo, New York who are intimidated by other bison in their community also happen to intimidate other bison in their community."
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So if it is in or if it is on it is as it is, be it in or be it on.
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Okay, here's one...

John where James had had had had had had had had was correct

Can you make the above sentence correct by simply supplying the proper punctuation?

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erak wrote:
My personal favorite:

"Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo."

It means "Bison from Buffalo, New York who are intimidated by other bison in their community also happen to intimidate other bison in their community."


I needed some parsing help on this, so I thought others might as well...

"Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo."

"Buffalo buffalo that Buffalo buffalo buffalo also buffalo other Buffalo buffalo."

"The buffalo from Buffalo that some buffalo from Buffalo buffalo also buffalo other buffalo from Buffalo."

"The bison from New York that some bison from New York intimidate also intimidate other bison from New York."
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jrbentley wrote:
Okay, here's one...

John where James had had had had had had had had was correct.

Can you make the above sentence correct by simply supplying the proper punctuation?



Yes.
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KSensei wrote:
jrbentley wrote:
Okay, here's one...

John where James had had had had had had had had was correct.

Can you make the above sentence correct by simply supplying the proper punctuation?



Yes.


LOL, but not quite what I had in mind. Good try though. (Does that line qualify as punctuation?)
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If this sentence did not exist someone would have invented it.
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This pangram contains four a's, one b, two c's, one d, thirty e's, six f's, five g's, seven h's, eleven i's, one j, one k, two l's, two m's eighteen n's, fifteen o's, two p's, one q, five r's, twenty-seven s's, eighteen t's, two u's, seven v's, eight w's, two x's, three y's, & one z
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jrbentley wrote:
Okay, here's one...

John where James had had had had had had had had was correct

Can you make the above sentence correct by simply supplying the proper punctuation?



You can make it longer than that. You have 8. Here is 15.

John, where James had had, "had had, 'had had,'" had had "had had, 'had.'" "Had had, 'had had'" was correct.
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EYE of NiGHT wrote:
amwiles wrote:
Ludocrazy wrote:
As a copy editor, I can easily identify the problem with the sentence: It's total crap.

Aside from that, I believe the author is trying to say that doctors have crappy handwriting, and pharmacists need special skills to read it.


You need special skills to read the second half of that sentence!

Now here's an amazing sentence:
Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.

Or maybe this one is slightly better:
Two driven jocks help fax my big quiz.



I've got one:

The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy cat.


"dog" is missing and "cat" is outta there!!!!!!!!!
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FlyingArrow wrote:
jrbentley wrote:
Okay, here's one...

John where James had had had had had had had had was correct

Can you make the above sentence correct by simply supplying the proper punctuation?



You can make it longer than that. You have 8. Here is 15.

John, where James had had, "had had, 'had had,'" had had "had had, 'had.'" "Had had, 'had had'" was correct.


Excellent! I knew there was a longer version but could not remember it. Thanks for posting it!

BTW, where did you find this, if I may ask? When I was young (waaaaay back in the '60's) my parents had a large hardback book from Reader's Digest. I don't remember the title, but it was a collection of "best of" stories and puzzles. I remember this sentence puzzle being in there, but I must have not remembered it correctly, since I left out some of the "had"s...

Wow, that brings back memories.

Thanks,
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