WORD SPACING - WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? (RATINGS: PG)

Let us take this sentence, an idiom,

ORIGINAL: "PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD"


iEXPANDED:  "PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD IN ANY PLANET INCLUDING URANUS"

The original adage could be traced and credited to an author and a peer of Charles Dickens, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, dating back to 1839. 


This metonymic figure of speech stresses the use of writing as a communication medium and/or advocates independent press as a mean to address issues compared to violence.


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Catering to the current times, let us change the above idiom to the following: 

"PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE GUN IN ANY PLANET INCLUDING URANUS" 

Learning Piece:

Importance should be given to the spacing between the words & while spelling the words.

For example, the above sentence could become the following, if care is not taken:




Video clip from the movie, Captain Underpants


Watch out for spacing !!!


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Did you know?


Uranus is called an ice giant for its mix of ices. Uranus is composed of 80% ice, and these ices are primarily composed of water, methane, and ammonia.

SOURCE CREDIT: Time-lapse images of Uranus (Jan, 1986), Digitalized from Voyager Encounter Highlights, NASA

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References:

https://www.universetoday.com/19279/10-interesting-facts-about-uranus/



https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Uranus-timelapse.gif

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WORDS OF IMPORTANCE:

#URANUS #SPACING #ADAGE #IDIOM #METONYMIC #FIGUREOFSPEECH #ENGLISH #GRAMMAR #SPACE #JOKE #HUMOUR #HUMOR #CHARLESDICKENS #LYTTON #FUN #PUN 

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MEANING CAPTURED FROM DICTIONARY:

#ADAGE:  a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth


#METONYMIC: a figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated (such as "crown" in "lands belonging to the crown")





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