Punctuation Day

Il 24 settembre era National Punctuation Day. Per l'occasione The Atlantic Wire chiede ad alcuni scrittori qual è il loro segno d'interpunzione preferito. Per Kurt Loder, critico cinematografico, sono i puntini, the ellipsis, "I am addicted to ellipses. The period, that totalitarian dot, implies a certitude that can never be ours to have. The ellipsis acknowledges that everything about any subject can never be said—that there is always the possibility of deeper contemplation, the promise of further nattering; that we are a-swim in the murky universe of modern communication. These three sweet dots are a caution and a comfort, a safe haven for the finicky soul. Surely you agree …" theatlanticwire.

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