Lynne Truss: Eats Shoots and Leaves

February 15, 2008

Lynne Truss has a lot to say about all the glaring (and not so glaring) punctuation errors that abound in modern life in her best-selling Eats Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation.

If you feel like joining her movement for the correct use of punctuation, the book even includes punctuation stickers (large black apostrophes, commas, semi-colons, and the like) that you can surreptitiously place on signs, menus, etc.

[This article was first published in the June 2006 CyberText Newsletter; link last checked January 2008]

One comment

  1. Thanks for recommendation, will try!

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