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It's possible to create a grammatically correct and semantically watertight sentence in English as follows:

"Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo."

(The capitalization of the the first, third, and seventh instances of 'Buffalo' is very important, don't forget it)

One reason for this is that the word "Buffalo" can have any of three meanings in English:
1) the city of Buffalo, New York
2) an animal, the buffalo, which is also 'buffalo' when plural
3) the verb "to buffalo" synonymous with "to bully, confuse, deceive, or intimidate."

The other reason is the fact that we English have a nasty habit of omitting our relative pronouns, which occurs in this sentence. In the explanation of this sentence's meaning, I shall include a relative pronounce in brackets.

The sequence is as follows:

Buffalo(1) buffalo(2)[, which] Buffalo
(1) buffalo(2) buffalo(3)[,] buffalo(3) Buffalo(1) buffalo(2).

If we replace each Buffalo with a synonym for its specific meaning, then reverse the order of the noun phrases by restructuring them as a preposition followed by a dative, we get a clearer sentence:

"Bison from Buffalo[, which] Bison from Buffalo bully, bully Bison from Buffalo."

That, in turn, is taken to mean:

"Bison from Buffalo, whom other Bison from Buffalo bully, themselves bully Bison from Buffalo."

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IamETOH Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Your page needs more jalapenos :nod:
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Fredericus-Rex Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
One can never have enough Jalapeños :nod:
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IamETOH Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I have some Habaneros.
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Fredericus-Rex Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Those are also acceptable.
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Nightshade255 Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch!!! 
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Fredericus-Rex Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No problem!
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IamETOH Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Don't you know about the Wird? Well everybody knows that the wird is the wird wir wir wir wird wird wir wir wir wird....,.. GUT-GE-WIIIIIIIIRD ----AABABAbaaahbHABGHAgabGAGBgagabaggaaaooaoaaagagagaoaoaoahhHHAhaOOWWWWW
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IamETOH Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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Fredericus-Rex Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thrash metal cover of Surfin' Bird :nod:
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