Semicolon: understanding the uniqueness

The semicolon (;) is a unique punctuation mark, but while some consider it the most feared…

Colon: often misused, now explained

The colon (:) acts as a pointer that introduces a list of items or examples, or…

Round & square brackets: use them, look smarter

Some of us have used round and square brackets interchangeably over the years because we didn’t…

Question mark: did you know these rules?

The question mark (?) is another simple punctuation mark we use every day just to make…

Full stop: more than end of sentence symbol

The full stop (.), full point (both British English) or period (American) is apparently the simplest…

Punctuation: why bother about it?

Show me a discourse without punctuation and I’ll show you what ‘meaningless’ means. In speech and…