[LMB] Punctuation is in the air OT: ish

M. Haller Yamada thefabmadamem at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 28 06:03:10 BST 2015


Did anyone see the latest Bloom County cartoon? Punctuation and typesetting as a 
political platform. 

https://www.facebook.com/berkeleybreathed/photos/pb.108793262484769.-2207520000.1443415771./1055327731164646/?type=3&theater

NPR celebrates Punctuation Day

http://www.npr.org/2015/09/24/443200355/happy-punctuation-day-which-is-all-the-rage-next-to-go

And in Proofreading Secrets, Elizabeth Macfie quotes Winston Churchill as writing,

"I am seriously disquieted by a growing feeling that it [the punctuation] is 
permeated throughout by an absolute lack of system."

http://www.editors.ca/files/public/conference/handout%20Macfie%20Elizabeth.pdf 
 
(this is a PDF)

The commas are coming to get us . . . .

Micki


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