A colon can completely change the meaning of a sentence.

For example- Jane ate her friend’s sandwich. Now this – Jane ate her friend’s colon.

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My cell-mate Big Stan says my colon *completely* changed hs sentence.

blandlyEngineer432

submitted 1 month ago * by u/Darlinboy a Colon can completely change the meaning of a sentence. Jane’s friend took a bite of her hamburger. vs. Jane’s friend took a bite of her colon.

Buddy2269

a period is just as bad. jane ate her friend’s period.

virii2k

While a semi-colon can only partially change the meaning of a sentence.

nordic-cidron

My mate Jeff after a bawdy Saturday night: “I totally ate her ass.” My acquaintance Dr. Lector: “I totally ate her colon.” ​ In both cases I asked them why.

StillSundayDrunk