Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Zero Tolerance with Punctuation
Happy Day for this Journalism major! I just received my "Eats, Shoots & Leaves" book, and I love it even more than I anticipated! Here's the best bit from the Introduction: "They asked people on the street if they used proper punctuation when sending text messages. 'Of course I punctuate my text messages, I did A-level English,' one young man explained with a look of scorn. Evidently an A level in English is a sacred trust, like something out of The Lord of the Rings. You must go forth with your A level and protect the English language with your bow of elfin gold. " I completely understand.