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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Criminal Sentence 584: I'm Going to "Rest" Now
I know that the word "restroom" is a euphemism "bathroom." No one really rests there; we do other business. Although we sometimes use quotation marks if we're being sarcastic (e.g., I just "love" sausages [hate 'em]), no quotation marks are necessary here.
I would like to peer into the brains of people who like to add quotation marks "here and there."