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Chapter 4. Terms of Endearment: More Par... > Interjections: Zap! Pow! Wow! - Pg. 41

Terms of Endearment: More Parts of Speech Singular nothing other someone anybody anything either little neither no one one somebody something Plural Singular or Plural 41 Face the Music Circle the pronouns in the following jokes. The number of pronouns in each joke is indicated in parentheses at the end of each one. The same pronoun may be used more than once in each sentence. 1. Observation attributed to Professor Robert Wilensky of the University of California at Berkeley: "We have all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true." (5) There was a man who entered a local paper's pun contest. He sent in 10 different puns, in the hope that at least 1 of the puns would win. Unfortunately, no pun in 10 did. (5) A man told his psychiatrist, "Doc, I keep having these alternating recurring dreams. First I am a teepee; then I am a wigwam; then I am a teepee; then I am a wigwam. It is driving me crazy. What's wrong with me?" The doctor replied, "It is very simple. You are two tents." (12) We, all, that, this, we There, who, He, that, one his, I, these, I, I, I, I, It, me, me, It, you 2. 3. Answers 1. 2. 3. Interjections: Zap! Pow! Wow! Unlike movie stars Steven Seagal and Morris the Cat (okay, so he's dead), interjections show strong emotion. Because interjections are not linked grammatically to other words in the sentence, they are set off from the rest of the sentence with a comma or an exclamation mark. You Could Look It Up