Saturday, 5 April 2008

And now for something completely different

"If the semicolon is one of the neglected children in the family of punctuation marks these days, told to stay in its room and entertain itself, because mummy and daddy are busy, the apostrophe is the abused victim."

John Humphrys in a moment of typically sardonic brilliance, on the endangered status of the semicolon, in Friday's Guardian. God bless the delightful old bastard.

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