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Glaurung

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A short history of punctuation
« on: December 19, 2016, 09:44:15 AM »
Commas, full stops, question marks, even spaces between words: these features haven't always existed in written language. The classical Romans and Greeks didn't have them, for example. A BBC article explains where they came from and how they developed.

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Re: A short history of punctuation
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2017, 03:09:03 AM »
I must remember to come back and read it when I have some time. It looks very interesting.
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Re: A short history of punctuation
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2017, 12:28:59 AM »
Just read through this - it's a good read, and definitely something of interest that I hadn't thought about much - presumably this system has developed for latin and possibly greek script, I'd be interested to know how that compares to others...
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