Guess what’s not a question

Why would anyone think that this headline on Yahoo! Shine is a question?

guess whos coming quest shine

That’s actually an imperative sentence: An imperative sentence gives an instruction, an order, a command, or a request. In this case, the writer is requesting that you guess who’s coming to the gala.

One Response to “Guess what’s not a question”

  1. #AtoZ: Q is for Quirk Index and a Q Post Round-Up | JaniceHeck Says:

    […] Odds n Sods: Quirky A-Z: Vintage & Emotions Hanna Plummer, Q is for Quote Terribly Write: Guess what’s not a question Basil Rene, Life as an Anomaly: Quietly Question Everything MJ Wright: Writing only looks easy. But […]

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,123 other followers

%d bloggers like this: