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Paige what I think we left something out of the last video no I left exclamations after the last video that's not good okay we can fix this okay we just need to make a video yes oh hello grammarians hello Paige hi David so I want to talk today about the exclamation well and exclamation is a type of sentence so previously we covered three other kinds of sentence we covered declarative sentences which are just sort of statements right we covered interrogative sentences which are questions and we covered imperative sentences which are orders mm-hmm but but I forgot to include the exclamation I didn't actually forget I just wanted to save space okay um but Paige would what is an exclamation uh so it's it's a sentence or maybe a word that's like an expression of really strong emotion that's why we were screaming a lot and stuff those were all exclamations so it doesn't even necessarily have to be a sentence you said so it could just be something like ow right like an interjection like that yeah that's a great example if you hurt yourself you might scream out that's an exclamation can an exclamation also be an imperative look if I said look out yeah I think so right that's an order yeah and it's it's being it's being exclaimed it's being yelled so I think that's an exclamation do mm-hmm so there's some overlap with like imperative and an exclamation sometimes I would also say that there's probably an overlap with declarative sentences too it's true that's right you could be like ah that ogre is about to attack the village right that that is just a statement but you're clearly pretty scared about it so there's an exclamation point but I could also walk that statement back also as an explanation and say I was wrong about the yogurt he's nice oh he's just coming to say hi he's just coming to say hi right you have a big ol thumbs um so we're expressing something we're expressing strong emotion we could just be very excited about something right or you can use exclamation points when you're trying to convey that someone is speaking at high volume okay right so I could be yelling across you know the field to to you my pal to be like don't worry about the ogre he's just bringing snacks ok so there's not even necessarily strong emotion there you just want me to hear you because I'm far away so Paige I reckon that's that's what an exclamation is I think so expression of strong emotion or volume so they can be they're not always sentences so they can be interjections like owl or they can be full sentences like look out or that ogre is about to attack the village yeah it can be a lot of things me a lot of things just like you can learn anything Dave it out page out