Friday, September 24 is National Punctuation Day, a “celebration of the lowly comma, correctly used quotation marks, and other proper uses of periods, semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis.”
Want to use punctuation correctly?
Start with a search English language punctuation guides in LUCIA. We have a bunch, in the reference and main collections.
- Purdue Online Writing Lab: Punctuation
- HyperGrammar: Punctuation from the University of Ottawa
- What is the Oxford Comma? from Oxford Dictionaries Online
And some (entertaining) examples of not-so-correct usage: