Happy National Punctuation Day 2014!

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September 24 is National Punctuation Day, the special day of the year for people who can’t stand the improper use of punctuation marks. To put it more positively, it is the day when we celebrate the correct use of punctuation marks. This day was “invented” by Jeff Rubin back in 2004, and he “encourages appreciators of correct punctuation and spelling to send in pictures of errors spotted in everyday life.” With that in mind, here’s a photo which is perfect for this day. Source Don’t you just feel for the comma? He has to see a therapist for all the [Read more…]

It’s National Punctuation Day!

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It’s not yet too late to celebrate one of the most important days of the year: National Punctuation Day!    I am not making this up, although my love for quirky holidays is well known.  You can check the official web site for the holiday to confirm that this is for real. With the tag line “A celebration of the lowly comma, correctly used quotation marks, and other proper uses of periods, semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis,” National Punctuation Day is a great excuse to party tonight.  If it’s too late for you to organize something, you can always do [Read more…]

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