Shady Characters The Secret Life of Punctuation Symbols and Other Typographical Marks

Revealing the secret history of punctuation, this delightful tour of 2,000 years of the written word, from ancient Greece to the Internet, explores the parallel histories of language and typography throughout the world and across time.

Shady Characters  The Secret Life of Punctuation  Symbols  and Other Typographical Marks

Shady Characters The Secret Life of Punctuation Symbols and Other Typographical Marks

A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography.

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Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Keith Houston
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-24 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography.
Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Keith Houston
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-24 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

“An absolutely fascinating blend of history, design, sociology, and cultural poetics—highly recommended.”—Maria Popova, Brain Pickings A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, Shady Characters weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography. Whether investigating the asterisk (*) and dagger (†)—which
Shady Characters
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Keith Houston
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-20 - Publisher: W. W. Norton

Revealing the secret history of punctuation, this delightful tour of 2,000 years of the written word, from ancient Greece to the Internet, explores the parallel histories of language and typography throughout the world and across time.
The Copyeditor's Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Amy Einsohn, Marilyn Schwartz
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-14 - Publisher: University of California Press

Unstuffy, hip, and often funny, The Copyeditor’s Handbook has become an indispensable resource both for new editors and for experienced hands who want to refresh their skills and broaden their understanding of the craft of copyediting. This fourth edition incorporates the latest advice from language authorities, usage guides, and new
A World Without
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Emmy J. Favilla, BuzzFeed
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

"A provocative and jaunty romp through the dos and don'ts of writing for the internet" (NYT)--the practical, the playful, and the politically correct--from BuzzFeed copy chief Emmy Favilla. A World Without "Whom" is Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age, and BuzzFeed global copy chief Emmy Favilla is the

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