Copyediting Tip of the Week: National Punctuation Day

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I'm going to celebrate by

Kristy Stewart (not verified)

I'm going to celebrate by writing a blog post about my favorite punctuation mark. Now I just have to decide which one will be the favorite on Saturday. Today I'm leaning toward the colon, but yesterday I was really favoring the en dash . . .

Posted on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 8:45am

I vote for the en dash. Using

Erin Brenner (not verified)

I vote for the en dash. Using one correctly is a dying art.

Posted on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 9:30am

You should do the whole

Val S. (not verified)

You should do the whole family of dashes!

Posted on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 11:21am

My personal favorite is the

MeliSwenk (not verified)

My personal favorite is the semicolon.

Posted on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 3:27pm

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