The Allusionist

By Helen Zaltzman for Radiotopia

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Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman,

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102. New Rules


I don’t know exactly when or where, but at some point in the past few years, I stopped putting punctuation at the end of sentences. Why? The internet made me do it! Internet linguist Gretchen McCulloch, cohost of Lingthusiasm podcast ...

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