According to Kiln, these results indicate a specific relationship between punctuation
and the social cues involved in communicating via text message.
But members came to the rescue of the apostrophe and decided that punctuation
should continue to be used.
Truss, 58, seems glad to have left behind the tub-thumping writing for which she is most famous, firstly the punctuation
book and later her examination of rudeness in the modern world in Talk To The Hand.
This adage humorously demonstrates the significance of proper punctuation
in determining meaning, and the potential cost for not heeding it.
Maybe we could try to make learning punctuation
and grammar more interesting.
Houston (blogger, Edinburgh) combines an interesting history of punctuation
marks, such as the pilcrow, octothorpe, and ampersand, with setting them in their context, not only within the relatively small world of typesetting but in their overall milieu.
It means that one in four children are leaving primary school primary school without a firm grasp of spelling, punctuation
Girls also did better than boys in spelling, punctuation
This richly-designed resource begins with basics like spelling, commonly misused words, and tips to aid memory, then moves on to punctuation
, parts of speech, and common grammatical mistakes.
The spelling, punctuation
and grammar (SPaG) test was brought in this year, as part of the annual Sats tests taken by pupils in England at the end of primary school.
Dashes are printed as double hyphens joined to the words they separate, while punctuation
is placed inside quotation marks as a matter of course, whether or not it belongs there.
Amongst the text level work, pupils are also asked to develop their use of speech punctuation
by changing speech bubbles into sentences.