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Write a letter to a punctuation mark … win a book!
Visit our friends over at EMDASHES to join in the fun.
We have pen in hand to correspond with the SarcMark ®
Which is your favorite?

 1  Apostrophe  ‘
 2  Brackets  [ ] { }
 3  Colon  :
 4  Comma  ,
 5  Dash  —
 6  Ellipsis  …
 7  Exclamation mark/point  !
 8  Full stop/period  .
 9  Hyphen  –
 10  Parenthesis  ( )
 11  Question mark  ?
 12  Quotation marks  “ ”
 13  Semicolon  ;
 14  Slash/stroke/virgule  /
 15  Sarcmark  

While you’re at it … why not enjoy “the practice or system of using certain conventional marks or characters in writing or printing in order to separate elements and make the meaning clear, as in ending a sentence or separating clauses.”

And, pay a visit to some of our other punctuation pals:

Comma Clout

Apostrophe Abuse

The Blog of Unnecessary Quotation Marks

Apostrophe Catastrophes

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Normally, we don’t cross-post. However, here is an exception.

We poke fun at so many wikiHow entries that we thought it only fair to call upon a well-written and grammar-related post from its:

Home > Categories > Education and Communications > Subjects > English > English Grammar > Punctuation section.

Enjoy the following:

wikiHow

How to Use a Dash in an English Sentence

Source: wikiHow.com

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