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A Focus on Punctuation
Exercise # 5

Directions: The punctuation and capitalization in the following text was lost. Please fix it (right on this page). Then analyze the sentences.

1. i wont stand for painting said tom uneasily

2. whats a wide-angle lens asked tom obtusely

3. its the quotient of two integers said tom rationally

4. im going to be intestate said tom unwillingly

5. i wont tell you anything about my salivary glands said tom secretively

6. whos your favorite operatic tenor tom asked placidly