New York Times, “When Your Punctuation Says It All (!)”

March 1, 2015

Jessica Bennett, “When Your Punctuation Says It All (!)” (New York Times, Mar. 1, 2015)

“Digital punctuation can carry more weight than traditional writing because it ends up conveying tone, rhythm and attitude rather than grammatical structure,” said Ben Zimmer, a linguist and the executive editor of “It can make even a lowly period become freighted with special significance.”

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