I've known for a while now that bad grammar can get to me. It can make me angry, disgusted, despairing, and depressed. It's EVERYwhere. It's the modern day plague, except no one cares to fight it.
But good grammar, on the other hand, can ease a lot of ills, including real depression and anxiety. Click here to read about how one woman finds solace and courage in the heroic semi-colon she recently had tattooed on her arm.
We’ll start here: a semi-colon is a place in a sentence where the author has the decision to stop with a period, but chooses not to. A semi-colon is a reminder to pause and then keep going.
Pausing and keeping going is a totally different thing than stopping altogether, so here's to those brave souls who pause but do not stop, despite the temptation to do so. Grammar on, warriors. The grammar geeks have your back.