Things I learned today (18)

Keeping in mind, of course, that “today” is at least as open to interpretation as “and the evening and the morning were the first day.”

More eventually.


  1. BPD in OKC »

    5 April 2008 · 10:58 pm

    I love the semicolon; I hope it doesn’t disappear. I use the semicolon a lot; it’s my friend.

  2. Winston »

    6 April 2008 · 7:37 am

    Roomie, who is a published author, has studied at the feet of the masters, and reads passages from the Chicago style manual each night before retiring, beats on me occasionally about using semi-colons. The other ridiculous trend of the contemporary writing community is the banning of adverbs. NO ADVERBS ALLOWED… And, they’re starting to rail about adjectives. And, they hate sentences that start with AND or BUT. I’m a bad boy most of the time. I love me some adverbs and adjectives; and string ’em together with a whole batch of semi-colons; yeah;;;;;;;;;

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