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Monday, October 19, 2009

Poll Results 58

This was the question:

Does this sentence make you chuckle? "Covered in a thick layer of dust, Martin was certain that the tray hadn't been touched in years."

Yes. That's a hilarious misplaced modifier.
45 (73%)
No. The sentence looks all right to me.
8 (13%)
No. I see it's a misplaced modifier, but so what?
8 (13%)

Of course I thought it was hilarious. Martin is not covered in dust; the tray is.

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