No Punctuation Is Funnier

March 19, 2015 12:47 PM

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Technology, we are told every week or so, is rewiring our sentences. The open structure of text messaging makes periods seem angry, while its quickness turns formalities like an em dash into signs of marriageability (at least to this woman).

But to see man outpace machine, look no further than Twitter, where a style marked by little punctuation and no capitalization is almost a native language.

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