Truss, Lynn

(1955) An English writer and journalist who is best known for her popular book Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation.

The challenge of teaching punctuation

1. If you stick your prescriptivist neck out, your might lose your head. For example, click here to read Louis Menand's decapitation of her grammar guide in the New Yorker.

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