[JOB] Perl / Database Developer - Financial Sector
paulo at digitalcraftsmen.net
Thu Jun 7 10:35:06 BST 2007
Luis Motta Campos wrote:
> On Jun 6, 2007, at 2:33 PM, Andy Armstrong wrote:
>> On 6 Jun 2007, at 13:11, Luis Motta Campos wrote:
>>> I never saw the need for parentesis in a spoken language before.
>> In English it happens all the time :)
>> For example
>> "Magistrates in Cumbria close down a house used by people taking
>> drugs after complaints by neighbours"
> I don't see the need of parentesis...
A comma is usually used instead of parentesis in most cases to break up
the sentence into sections which helps to clarify meaning. The meaning
of the sentence above becomes perfectly clear when written as
Magistrates in Cumbria close down a house used by people
taking drugs, after complaints by neighbours.
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