Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Much ado about comparatively little …

… How to Punctuate with Style: Lewis Thomas’s Charming Meditation on the Subtleties of Language – Brain Pickings.

Having spent a good stretch of years on a newspaper copy desk, punctuation has become rather reflexive with me. I really don’t think about it all. I do agree that exclamation points should be held in check and that using italics for emphasis tends to be vulgar.

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