Friday, February 5, 2010

Eat it, em dash!

Em dash, I loathe your very existence. What are you anyway? Nothing more than an advanced dash in my mind. I hear you snicker everytime I forget how to create you in Quark. Wikipedia explains you as thus: 
The em dash (—), or m dash, m-rule, etc., often demarcates a parenthetical thought—like this one—or some similar interpolation.  It is also used to indicate that a sentence is unfinished because the speaker has been interrupted.
Whatever.  Die em dash. Your purpose matters not.

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