Punctuated inapropriam

Lynne Truss: Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
After reading this book, I can no longer read The Economist without noticing the very British overuse of commas, and have acquired a gnawing anxiety about my own punctuation, first-language English or not. I just wish someone would write a book like this for the Norwegian language. In fact, I wish Norway – the only country I know with two official languages and nobody that speaks either – would get used to the idea that languages have rules, and are stronger for it.
Anyway, recommended along with Strunk and White, Bill Bryson’s Mother Tongue and Made in America. Sticklers, unite!

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