Main Ambiguous Syntax Discussion

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anza_sb
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02:27:57 PM Jun 16th 2016
Larkmarn
02:28:49 PM Jun 16th 2016
God no. As much as I love XKCD, it often makes incredibly poor page images.

This is one of those times.
icedragon769
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11:53:39 PM Jan 17th 2014
Can somebody please translate the Chinese example in the Real Life section? This is an English wiki, you can use examples from other languages, but they need to be explained in English
snowburnt
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07:54:02 AM Oct 3rd 2011
So Ambiguous Syntax would be the parent trope to things like Who's on First? and several grammatical problems like ambiguous pronouns, misplaced commas, etc?

Additionally there could be cases where it contains none of the children but is still ambiguous.
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http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/remarks.php?trope=Main.AmbiguousSyntax