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National Punctuation Day

Today is National Punctuation Day! To celebrate punctuation on this fine Friday Funny day, I've been searching for the funniest picture, joke or YouTube video I could find. I kept coming back to Victor Borge. I've posted Phonetic Punctuation before on Communication FUNdamentals, but this is a different version and the biggest belly laugh I could provide you on this fine, fun, and completely fabulous day! So without any further ado, I give you-- Happy "National Punctuation Day!" . , ; - ~ ? " o/" !

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Musical Phonetic Punctuation

Victor Borge was a fabulously funny man and a talented pianist.  I've posted his bit "Phonetic Punctuation" before here on Communication FUNdamentals, but I just found this related video with Dean Martin. The two do "Musical Phonetic Punctuation" where they punctuate the phrases of the following songs.  At least Dean Martin tries.  Victor Borge is so funny, Dean Martin has a hard time keeping a straight face!  Enjoy! More Friday fun with communication from your friends at Art of!

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