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Has Proper Punctuation Become…Passé? | Writer’s Relief

As texting, tweeting, posting, and email take over written communication, a generation gap has developed. In this article on forbes.com, Writer’s Relief found that twenty-somethings often interpret punctuation as a subtle expression of sternness—especially ending a sentence with a (gasp!) period. Yes. It’s true. Much to the dismay of grammar gurus everywhere, punctuation is making younger and not-as-young people read the same text in different voices!

Find out more about which punctuation marks are falling by the wayside here.

 

One Response to Has Proper Punctuation Become…Passé? | Writer’s Relief

  1. Punctuation is one of the grammatical means (instead of intonation when speaking). It works to make the content of the sentence coherent, the extract; separating elements in sentence structure.

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