Jealous Colons“The dash is the Kim Kardashian of punctuation marks: misplaced, over-exposed, shamelessly self-promoting, always eager to elbow out her jealous sisters the comma, colon, and semicolon.”
—Roy Peter Clark, word guy, “Dashes—the Kardashians of punctuation,” the Poynter Institute, August 2014
• Editorial Comment: KarDASHians—get it?
PeezPix by Ted Pease
Colt as a comma . . .
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