A Conversation for Punctuation - a Quick Guide


Post 1

HarpoNotMarx (((2*1)^6)-6-(2*8)=42

Going back 30 years, a schoolmaster who taught me virtually nothing else of any use referred to apostrophes as 'tombstones' for lost letters. I often think of him when I see what are colloquially called Grocers' apostrophes, e.g. a kilo [in these metric days] of apple's!

Do any other researchers have similar memories?

smiley - geek


Post 2

puzzlella (playing word games, solving puzzles)

With computer quotes are children still being taught 66 to open quotes and 99 to close them?

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