The purpose of punctuation is to help make clear the meaning of printed or written language.
Read the following passage, without punctuation..
i would like to apply for a job with your company for two years i have been employed as a sales clerk for the jones store i sold nothing that i did not take pride in i am sure it will be the same if i work for you
Now, look at how much easier it is to read with punctuation:
I would like to apply for a job with your company. For two years I have been employed as a sales clerk for the Jones store. I sold nothing that I did not take pride in. I am sure it will be the same if I work for you.
Here is an real email I received today from a customer who buys product from us. I was inquiring on the status of some invoices which were being short paid. You work in a business people. Use punctuation!
"sorry I did not get this sooner to you. I wanted to let you know invoice
su818031 for po 10135083 balance for 374.80 is hitting the account invoice
su597031 we are sending to buyer for approval on po 10113592 and there was a new case created for the following invoices su597031 and su695770 we are sending these over to the department for processing under new pos they are as follows inv su695770 new po 10124446 for 238.80 and ind su61425a new po
10115043 2043.20 hope that helps clear some issues"
Uh, no! You just confused me more!
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