An apostrophe ban? Whats next?
This linguist fears the worst if punctuation vanishes altogether.
There’s a disturbing trend that I see now and then, and to be honest it’s making me nervous. Apparently there is a movement dedicated to eradicating certain punctuation marks forever. The first time I heard this was when I read an article from The Telegraph . Yes, the newspaper in England. You know, the very country that is supposed to be the final word on all good grammar and etiquette, like which monstrosity of a hat to wear to a royal wedding. The arti read more...
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