Well, you have heard of
‘EATS SHOOTS AND LEAVES‘
is not about a killer
but a Panda – bear that
eats, shoots and leaves.
One comma , makes the difference.
Here is another one :
An English professor wrote the following on the blackboard and asked his students to punctuate the sentence correctly :
“A WOMAN WITHOUT HER MAN IS NOTHING“
All the males in the class wrote,
“A WOMAN, WITHOUT HER MAN, IS NOTHING“
and all the females wrote,
“A WOMAN: WITHOUT HER, MAN IS NOTHING“
[from the internet]
Badagas consider bamboo shoots curry- OTTUKUDI Udhakka- to be one of the most delicious dishes. In olden days, with the forest cover around the fringes of hattis [villages] gathering bamboo shoots used to be great fun for young girls. So was ‘savudey hirukkodhu – gathering tree twigs.
I understand that a kilo of bamboo shoots was selling for about Rs.80/- this year 2012.