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Introduction to Punctuation

Punctuation is very important to conveying information in writing. Here's a paragraph with no punctuation.

Unicorns are horse-like creatures that have a spiral horn in the middle of their foreheads however they are not horses unicorns are mystical creatures attributed with special powers such as the ability to fly generally they are white in color and are said to possess extraordinary strength in most accounts they are also said to be immortal according to general belief one aspect of the nature of a unicorn is that it is wild and untamable capturing a unicorn was believed to be possible but very difficult there were special benefits to actually capturing one however when used as a drinking cup the horn was believed to neutralize poisons

Introduction to Punctuation

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Unicorns are horse-like creatures that have a spiral horn in the middle of their foreheads. However they are not horses. Unicorns are mystical creatures attributed with special powers such as the ability to fly. Generally, they are white in color and are said to possess extraordinary strength. In most accounts, they are also said to be immortal. According to general belief, one aspect of the nature of a unicorn is that it is wild and untamable. Capturing a unicorn was believed to be possible but very difficult. There were special benefits to actually capturing one, however. When used as a drinking cup the horn was believed to neutralize poisons.