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‘the kitten games of syntax and rhetoric’

He [i.e., Lactantius] delighted in writing, in the joinery and embellishment of his sentences*, in the consciousness of high rare virtue when every word had been used in its purest and most precise sense, in the kitten games of syntax and rhetoric. Words could do anything except generate their own meaning.

–Evelyn Waugh, Helena (New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2012), Nook edition, chap. 6, p. 8.

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‘A punctuation paradigm is shifting’, says Professor Yagoda.

‘About time’, say all right-thinking people.

Slate has the (year-and-a-half-old) scoop:

‘The Rise of “Logical Punctuation”.’

Where’s the Korrektiv Press style manual?

Solecism Safari (2012.11.03)

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