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I would argue that this is an appropriate use of quotation marks, since they are using a pun. It's not very funny, but would probably pass for correct grammar.
Gotta give them credit for not writing "alot"....although if they hadn't been making a pun, they might have...
Yeah, that was a bit harsh: it was done intentionally, as a joke.... I even kinda like it. :D
Definitely not an error on this one, just lame :)
I think it might have worked better if they just put "lot" in quotation marks. Placing the phrase "a lot" in quotation marks is dangerously close to "alot" in my book - the separation of those two words (and the use of the noun "lot" meaning of course a group or several) is slowly being lost in modern English
I don't have a problem with this one.
I'd have to agree with previous comments. This is a lame joke rather than an incorrect use of quotation marks.
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