[Ads-l] Let's eat grandpa: why punctuation isn't a matter of life and death, even in the law.

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 16 13:01:32 EDT 2017

On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 3:05 AM, Baron, Dennis E <debaron at illinois.edu>

> There is no one in their right mind who reads the second example as an
> invitation to cannibalism.

exactly so why bother with any form of punctuation at all

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

More information about the Ads-l mailing list