Celebrating the Semicolon in a Most Unlikely Location 

It was nearly hidden on a New York City Transit public service placard exhorting subway riders not to leave their newspaper behind when they get off the train.“Please put it in a trash can,” riders are reminded. After which Neil Neches, an erudite writer in the transit agency’s marketing and service information department, inserted a semicolon. The rest of the sentence reads, “that’s good news for everyone.”


via Celebrating the Semicolon in a Most Unlikely LocationThe New York Times


 

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