Why is punctuation important, and does it matter if we get it wrong ?
Neil and Alice discuss rhetoric, commas, and why using full stops when we’re texting can make us sound insincere.
This week's question : What is another word for the keyboard sign that represents a paragraph ?
Is it… a) pilcrow ? b) bodkin ? c) pica ? ... You'll hear the answer at the end of the programme.
somebody who insists on a certain way of doing a particular thing
using words to mean something that is the opposite of its most usual meaning
the art of persuasive speaking
the usual meaning of a word or phrase
grammatical unit containing a subject and a verb
facial expressions made out of keyboard characters
And here is >> the transcript of the programme.