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Rediscovering Victor Borge

Last updated:

July 05, 2012

When's the last time you watched a Victor Borge performance? Here's his "phonetic punctuation" bit.

"I invented it many years ago when I first noticed that people who speak together often fail to understand each other clearly. And when we read or write, we use punctuation marks in order to underline the meaning of our sentences. But we do not use them when we speak. So why not integrate punctuation marks in our speech?"

 

 

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