Friday, April 20, 2007

syn tax

The challenge: using punctuation and emphasis, how many ways can you make the following phrase have different meanings?

"I don't want to go do another day's work"


1. "I've already spent ONE day doing this for you.
I don't want to go do ANOTHER day's work."

2. "As of today, I am through with this job!
I don't want to go do ANOTHER DAY'S WORK!"

3. "You've already spent a day on this and now you want me to do it.
I don't want to. Go do another day's work."

4. "If I work for one more day, can I stay?"
"I don't want to go."
"Do another day's work!"


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