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Proper Punctuation

National Punctuation Day: Make a Dash For It!

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 11.24.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

Do you ever wonder what life would be like without punctuation? Days would run into nights into months into years into centuries into millennia. It would be like having streets and avenues with no traffic lights. Summer clothes would be worn in winter and vice versa.

6 Common Punctuation Mistakes That Drive Us Crazy

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.25.2013 | Fifty

Happy National Punctuation Day! In honor of this very important holiday, we decided there's no better time to reveal our biggest pet peeves when it...

Four Critical Points for Writers

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Shore

In the end a writer who doesn't know the grunt mechanics of punctuation, grammar, and syntax is like the professional sniper who's never fired a gun: something's gone hinky somewhere.

National Punctuation Day: Take The Huffington Post Punctuation Quiz!

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Today, friends, is National Punctuation Day, "a celebration of the lowly comma, correctly used quotes, and other proper uses of periods, semicolons, a...

Are You Afraid Of The Semicolon?

The Oatmeal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The semicolon: the most feared punctuation on Earth....

Jason Linkins

National Republican Congressional Committee Caught Misleading With Ellipses Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The good people over at the National Republican Campaign Committee have a favorite punctuation mark, called the ellipsis. And they enjoy using it, ma...