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Making the case for semicolons, the saddest, most unfairly represented victim of the current regime of punctuation austerity

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by Pisana Ferrari – cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village In a delightful recent article for the New York Times American writer Lauren Oyler describes her love of punctuation, which, she laments, “despite its unflagging service to the essential project of communication, is often subject to pointless regimes of austerity”. ...