Conversation topic Thursday 13th and Friday 14th October 2016

Does punctuation matter?

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.