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2005 TV Coverage of National Punctuation Day®


2005 Radio Coverage of National Punctuation Day®

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2005 Articles about National Punctuation Day®

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The apostrophe catastrophe: National Punctuation Day points a red pen at the proliferation of sloppy writingThe Oregonian (Portland, OR), August 2005

Punctuate, don't obfuscatePasadena (CA) Star News, August 2005

National Punctuation Day on the mark for a good 'clause'Auburn (CA) Journal, August 2005

Former T-H writer founds National Punctuation DayVallejo (CA) Times-Herald, August 2005

Leah GarchikSan Francisco (CA) Chronicle, August 2005

Watch those commas on National Punctuation DayVacaville (CA) Reporter, August 2005

Appreciate the apostrophe? Then happy Punctuation Day!Eugene (OR) Register-Guard, August 2005

PunctuateHayward (CA) Daily Review, August 2005


Pondering the Power of Proper PunctuationStratford (CT) Star, August 2005

something for the semiconcious of the semicolonWillimantic (CT) Chronicle, August 2005

Celebrating the commas, apostrophes and question marks inside us allNorwich (NY) Evening Sun, August 2005

Letscelebrate! ItsNationalPunctuationDay!Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY), August 2005

Ex-Norwalker organizes day that points to punctuationThe Hour (Norwalk, CT), August 2005


National Punctuation Day: Pity the poor apostrophe: misused and misunderstoodNaples (FL) Daily News, August 2005

The Best Darn Manufactured Holiday, Period.Tampa (FL) Tribune, August 2005

Rise to the occasion on National Punctuation DayBurlington (NC) Times-News, August 2005

Spend a day with a nice apostrophePanama City (FL) News Herald, August 2005

A plan for punctuationLexington (KY) Herald Leader, August 2005

National Punctuation Day: It's Grander Than the Silliness InvolvedWinchester (VA) Star, August 2005

In praise of the proper apostropheThe Free-Lance Star (Fredericksburg, VA), August 2005

On Punctuation Day: Calling all !.;:? editorsRichmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, August 2005


Celebrate National Punctuation DayMedina (OH) Gazette, August 2005

Point out punctuation problems?Kalispell (MT) Daily Inter Lake, August 2005

Looking at Life: Hooray for a day that celebrates punctuationCanton (OH) Repository, August 2005

Squiggles, dots, dashes and other stuffColorado Springs Business Journal, August 2005

A pointed primer on punctuation marksTelluride (CO) Daily Planet, August 2005

Let's be punctual: California man founds 'holiday" to call attention to need for proper grammarFindlay (OH) Courier, August 2005

A day to celebrate semicolons, commas, writersThe Journal-Star (Peoria, IL), August 2005

Kay's CommentsBaraboo (WI) News Republic, August 2005

Every day is literally a holidayBattle Creek (MI) Enquirer, August 2005


Today is the day to carpe punctuation, periodFt. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, August 2005

Today's a day for celebratin' punctuationKilleen (TX) Daily Herald, August 2005

Writing expert declares war on poor use of punctuationAbilene (TX) Reporter-News, August 2005


Think a Semicolon is a Surgical Procedure?PR Web, August 2005

Small Business Marketing Expert Fingers Writing Foibles on National Punctuation DayNewsReleaseWire.com, August 2005

Bloggers are talking about National Punctuation Day®

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Contact Jeff Rubin for more information about punctuation
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