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Paragraph 1

The United Kingdom left the European Union on January the 31st, three-and-a-half years after the British voted to leave. The U.K. government issued a special to mark the . However, the coin is at the centre of an about punctuation. The new 50-pence coin became available yesterday. It has the words: "Peace, prosperity and friendship with all " on its side. A British writer, Sir Philip Pullman, is unhappy with the punctuation. He believes the is incorrectly punctuated. Mr Pullman said there should be a comma after the word "prosperity". Such a comma is called an Oxford comma. He said the coin, "should be boycotted by all people".

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