Back to Basics: What is Punctuation?

back to basics: what is punctuation? I’ve been working on an encyclopaedia entry on punctuation in literature in the past couple of days, and it’s been a lot of fun, thinking about – well, so many things: With punctuation, you need to unpick its relationship between rhetoric and grammar, that it has a perpetual foot in […]

Bracket Spotting

Yesterday, I chatted to a friend via text, trying to find a day to take a walk together, and touch base. We hadn’t seen each other for a very long time, although we live in the same town (entirely my fault!). Sunday, I said to her, would be best, as on all the other days […]