In radio, it can sometimes be difficult to interpret and express punctuation marks, but that doesn’t mean we at Fresh Air can’t join in the celebration and debate about punctuation and its most beloved marks.
So what’s your favorite punctuation mark? Or least favorite?
I’ll start - my name is Yowei and my favorite is definitely the parentheses. They allow you to gracefully squeeze in all kinds of necessary information (and let you comment in what I imagine to be a dry, whispered aside to the reader).