San Mateo 7-Eleven fight hinges on st...

San Mateo 7-Eleven fight hinges on strange twist of grammar

There are 6 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Dec 16, 2012, titled San Mateo 7-Eleven fight hinges on strange twist of grammar. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

He's only 2 years old, but Mona Ying Reeves' son knows the difference between the word "and" compared to the word "or." "If I tell my son, 'Would you like an apple or an orange?' he understands he doesn't get both," Reeves said.

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“Happiness comes through giving”

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#1 Dec 16, 2012
This is all apples and oranges.

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#2 Dec 16, 2012
Hell, most people these days don't know the difference between "and" and "an."

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#3 Dec 16, 2012
"or" is best avoided in legal parlance as it leads to ambiguity, as this case demonstrates. It indicates one and not the other.
Parden pard

Nazareth, PA

#4 Dec 17, 2012
It is les pendence that I shall contingence on ore be reprived for reasonable property forbearance.Further-more, essentially smitten to overtake the reprehensible wording to the honorable, diligent and well paid-off court.NYAWWWW,!,PRRRRFFFF.!!,, :)
DonkeyEstonkey

Hampton, VA

#5 Dec 17, 2012
Got through the Mumbo ok, but the Jumbo flat fkd me up...
Parden pard

Nazareth, PA

#6 Dec 18, 2012
DonkeyEstonkey wrote:
Got through the Mumbo ok, but the Jumbo flat fkd me up...
Not your fault,Donk.Ya gotta go to Law School to understand. Involves having the brain squeezed out of all sensibility.!!!

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