Monday, May 3, 2004
The Revolution Will Not Be Blogged
To see beyond their own little world and get a sense of what's really going on, journalists and readers need to get out of their pajamas.
The Elements Of Common Sense
The point of punctuation is not to spin a web of arcane rules, but to remind us to write (and think) clearly. Punctuation that serves to eliminate confusion is imperative today as ever. But as the language evolves we should put the most picayune punctuation rules out to pasture, the way we do with obsolete rules of grammar.