“Pun”ctuation and grammar

A dangling participle walks into a bar. Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly. A bar was walked into by the passive voice. Two quotation marks walk into a “bar.” A question mark walks into a bar? A comma splice walks into a bar, it has a drink and then […]

Interesting Fact – Punctuation

New guidelines for school pupils in England state that only phrases starting with “what” or “how” merit an exclamation mark! (This means that children who use punctuation marks in written tests will be penalised unless they adhere to strict rules. I mean, I know I ask people not to use them in every sentence, and […]

Phonetic Punctuation

If you have problems with phonetics and English pronunciation, imagine the fun you’d have if you needed to pronounce the punctuation in sentences. Thanks to Wlodzimierz Sobkowiak