Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Comma Exam Review

Comma Exam Review
KoMMA (Greek): Something Cut off
  dot system created by Aristophanes in Greece, 3rd century bc
/  virgule or slash, used from 13th to 17th century
, invented by the printer Aldus Manutius a little before 1500

No commas originally in the Bible (or any ancient religious text), BeoWulf, The Canterbury Tales, and so on because they predate the modern comma.  Commas only appear in contemporary translations of these texts. 

Shakespeare misused commas because they had not been formalized yet; he used them to denote breaths for the actors performing his plays.

A .csv file means “comma-separated values.”

The comma in html is ,

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Sentence Experiments

My Sentence Experiments

// Check if the user is ready to play!
confirm("I am ready to play!");
var age = prompt("What's your age?");
if (age<18) {
console.log("You are allowed to play, but we take no responsibility.");
} else {
    console.log("Play on, player!");
console.log("Snow White and Batman were hanging out at the bus stop, waiting to go to the shops. There was a sale on and both needed some new threads. You've never really liked Batman. You walk up to him.")
console.log("Batman glares at you.")
userAnswer = prompt("Are you feeling lucky, punk?")
if (userAnswer === "yes")
{ console.log("Batman hits you very hard.  It's Batman and you're you!  Of course Batman wins!")}
else { console.log("You did not say yes to feeling lucky. Good choice! You are a winner in the game of not getting beaten up by Batman.")}
var feedback = prompt("How would you rate this game on a scale of 1 to 10?")
if (feedback>8) {
    console.log("This is just the beginning of my game empire.  Stay tuned for more!")
else {console.log("I slaved away at this game and you gave me that score?! The nerve! Just you wait!")}

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Twilight Excerpt

Click on Edward's dreamy eyes to get the link to the excerpt from Twilight for Tuesday.

We will also take a look at "The Case Against Twilight"


Wednesday, March 26, 2014


todaysmeet.com/commainsanity Hi there. 06:10PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Dr. B hello 06:11PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by sitong http://www.unnecessaryquotes.com/ 06:17PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Tim https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb1A4KmVJME 06:22PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Mark http://fakequotes.tumblr.com/ 06:29PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Tim Follow me on twitter you won't @ theeloveshack 06:31PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Tommy When I text, I always try to punctuate; however, sometimes, I get comma-happy in texting. 06:32PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Meredith find a comma on Twitter. 06:42PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Dr. B Love these examples... the Friends is the best. 07:19PM Tue, 25 March 2014 GMT by Dr. B Blog | About TodaysMeet | Need Help? | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | © 2008–2014 TodaysMeet LLC