In addition to being the 24th day of September, the second day after the autumnal equinox, and a Friday, today was also National Punctuation Day. It was an event the grammar snobs of Twitter deemed worth of celebration.
Our sister publication kept talking about interrobangs
CNN failed to realize National Alliteration Day isn't until October
Appreciate the apostrophe, salute the semicolon and exalt the exclamation point Friday. It's National Punctuation Day! #cnn
Yahoo's Chris Lehmann walked with his head held high
It's National Hug a Vegetarian Day AND National Punctuation Day, aka my own personal Xmas.
Roseanne Cash's umlauts came back to haunt her
oh dear, the #UmlautSpree lost me two followers. But I suppose it's nice to vet out the Normals.
Norton Criticals reminded us why we preferred Penguin Classics
California gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown sought to raise awareness of apostrophe rights
It's National Punctuation Day! Learn more about the often misused apostrophe: http://www.apostropheabuse.com/
Terriers writer Angela Kang was moved by the spirit of the season
Happy. (National Punctuation Day!)
Dana Milbank would have you believe he did this deliberately
Happy, National Punctuation Day?.!!,()& http://bit.ly/detbni
Funny Or Die just wanted things back to normal
Celebrating national punctuation day on twitter is like celebrating national fitness day at McDonald's.
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