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Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman


December 19, 2019

Some people love golf, others enjoy knitting, but I like semi colons. Everyone needs a hobby; mine is the correct placement of punctuation to ensure maximum readability in every sentence.

You’re probably thinking I’m one of those people on the internet who ignore your carefully worded message because you used “there” instead of “their”. As I feel quite sure it’s a bad way to share an appreciation of grammar, I promise I have never done this.

I don’t even think everyone should need to know all the rules – we’ve got people for that, and I’m one of them. Nobody is perfect...

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