“Sometimes somebody will say hey look at Joe or Frank or George he really pulled a Charlie Gordon. I dont know why they said that by they always laff. This morning Amos Borg who is the 4 man at Donnegans used my name when he shouted at Erniethe office boy. Ernie lost a packige. Hesaid Ernie what are you trying to be a Charlie Gordon. I don’t understand why he said that. I never lost any packiges” (pg 489).
“I said Miss Kinnian always said Charlie be proud of your job because you do it good. Everybody laffed and we had a good time and they gave me lots of drinks and Joe said Charlie is a card when hes potted. I don’t know what that means but everybody likes me and we have fun. I cant wait to be smart like my best frend Joe Car and Frank Reilly” (pg 490).
“Today, I lerned, the comma, this is a comma (,) a period, with a tail, Miss Kinnian says its important, because, it makes writing betterm she said, somebeody, could lose, a lot of money, if a comma, isnt, in the, right place, I dont have, any money, and I don’t see, how a comma, keeps you, from losing it, But she says, everybody, ses commas, so Ill use, the too” (pg 494).