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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

Break out your interrobang: http://bit.ly/cn6YWZ RT @Slate: It's National Punctuation Day! http://slate.me/brL6Cdless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


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! #cnnless than a minute ago via HootSuite


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.less than a minute ago via web


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.less than a minute ago via web


Norton Criticals reminded us why we preferred Penguin Classics

Every single tweet we've sent out today has contained a grammar, spelling, or punctuation related error. #ugh #ifyouseesomethingsaysomethingless than a minute ago via web


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/less than a minute ago via web


Terriers writer Angela Kang was moved by the spirit of the season

Happy. (National Punctuation Day!)less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Dana Milbank would have you believe he did this deliberately

Happy, National Punctuation Day?.!!,()& http://bit.ly/detbniless than a minute ago via twitterfeed


Funny Or Die just wanted things back to normal

Celebrating national punctuation day on twitter is like celebrating national fitness day at McDonald's.less than a minute ago via web


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