By Tyler Austin
So this past Friday was National Punctuation Day! I can only hope that I punctuate everything correctly in this post, or I would be the world’s worst Punctuation Day advocate.
Here is the official website: http://www.nationalpunctuationday.com/.
Let’s celebrate- a little late, but better than never. I think punctuation is one of those topics that everyone thinks they understand, but no one really does, myself included. We should all study up on this topic! I’ve compiled a list of websites that can help us all remember when to use that over-used comma or semi-colon.
This “Handy Punctuation Reference” Guide is from George Perimeter College (and it is pretty handy):
From Purdue’s Online Writing Lab:
Also, go to YouTube and search ‘punctuation songs’ or ‘grammar songs’ and just enjoy. There are some pretty funny videos out there. Here’s one from the Grammar Gang:
So mark your calendars for next year! September 24 is National Punctuation Day!
Oh, and sorry about the title! I did mean to place all the punctuation marks in it.