Tag Archives: punctuation

Yep. Just the punctuation.

Nicholas Rougeux is someone who is intrigued with making data visual. He also is intrigued with discovering data where we thought there was none. His Between the Words project takes classic pieces of literature in the public domain, removes all … Continue reading

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Why punctuation is important

At least its importance was what I was trying to convey to my students yesterday. And I truly believe the exercise I gave them to do really drove home the point. I asked them to punctuate the paragraph pictured above, … Continue reading

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Symbolic stage directions for language

Punctuation marks are the symbolic stage directions for language. These “stage directions” tell us to pause or use a specific inflection, to soften or emphasize, to slow down or to speed up. They help us to make sense of and … Continue reading

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