Guide to the Chicken Dance
Previously on The Vampire Diaries…
OMG SWEAR LAGI ‘TONG PAULIT-ULIT. =))
(via Wall Street Journal)
People fuss about punctuation not only because it clarifies meaning but also because its neglect appears to reflect wider social decline. And while the big social battles seem intractable, smaller battles over the use of the apostrophe feel like they can be won.
Yet the status of this and other cherished marks has long been precarious. The story of punctuation is one of comings and goings.