As long as you never say that about ellipses then I'll be fine. If you can't stand those... then well... I'm screwed.
I find your...blog...so appealing largely because of your...elipses.
I like semcolons; I used to use them too much. Now I try to use them only when no other punctuation will do: when I want a shorter pause than a full stop, but a comma would create a run-on (although asyndeton is fun and very British), and a dash would seem -- I don't know -- too cutesy/breathless. As for ellipses, well...
Richard: you handle your punctuation like Mifune handled a sword. (heart pitter patter)
Richard... Is; Such, A: Showoff!
Meade: That's just beautiful. I'm nominating you for the e e cummings punctuation award.
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