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Pronounciating punctuation Jan. 7th, 2004 11:28 am
http://www.livejournal.com/users/skx/368986.html?thread=3222874#t3222874

Suggestions? ;)

From: venta
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 03:32 am (Link)
Yes

http://www.kor.dk/borge/puncsyst.ram

I loved this when I was little :)

From: venta
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 03:34 am (Link)
Oh :(
Sadly that recording doesn't seem to be the whole thing.

(It's Victor Borge's "Phonetic Punctuation System")

Is this the one ...

From: bondagewoodelf
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 04:06 am (Link)
... where he reads a part of a book with his proposed system? (I can't do RA here at work).

AFAIK remember a

. was a PTF!
! was a WHISSSSH PTF!
? was a KRRRLLLT PTF!
, was a KLK
; was a PTF KLK
: was a PTFPTF

I don't think he did {}'s ;-)

Re: Is this the one ...

From: venta
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 04:12 am (Link)
. was a PTF!

Well, I'd have written it as SPWK! but yes :) And yes, that is the recording you're thinking of.

; was a PTF KLK

Unless you're lefthanded.

I don't think he did {}'s

Er, no, he didn't. But it's a start :)

Re: Is this the one ...

From: bondagewoodelf
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 04:33 am (Link)
Really{KRRRLTT PTF}

Do left-handed people write the {KLK} first and then the {PTF}{KLK} when they write a what I call a {PTF KLK}{KRRRLLT PTF}

Wow{WHISH PTF} We learn something new every day{KLK} don{CLCK}t we{KRRRLLLT PTF}

Re: Is this the one ...

From: venta
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 05:22 am (Link)
According to VB lefthanders do that{KLK} yes{SPWK}

Can{CLCK}t say I do{KLK} though{KLK} when I{CLCK}m writing lefthanded{SPWK}
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From: valkyriekaren
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 04:29 am (Link)
Fantastic! It sounds like Lynne Truss taking an overdose!
From: mageboltrat
Date: January 7th, 2004 - 06:08 am (Link)
Great, I haven't heard that one in years it used to be one of my favourite poems during my GAP year.