The Period Is Pissed

New Republic
The Period Is Pissed

OMG, digital communication is changing our language! You won’t hear me lament over any of this, I’m always fascinated how language evolves in new contexts. The New Republic has an insightful observation about how the full stop has become passive-aggressive in digital communication, especially instant messaging.

From Weekly Filet #139, in August 2014.

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