‘Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo’ is a grammatically correct sentence. How? Emma Bryce explains how this and other one-word sentences illustrate some lexical ambiguities that can turn ordinary words and sentences into mazes that mess with our minds. This lesson from TED ED will get you started creating your own ridiculous sentences to share with your friends.
Try figuring out the meaning to these sentences:
Police police Police police police police Police police.
Will, will Will will Will Will’s will?
Rose rose to put rose roes on her rows of roses.
If it is it, it is it; if it is it is it, it is.
If you need help with figuring out the sentences above check out this guide which will have clues for you.
To wrap up this mini spark, use this info page to find words to help you create your own silly sentence using one word.