The Five Best Punctuation Marks in Literature

Kathryn Schulz, writing for Vulture:

Some forms of punctuation seem less marked out for fame than others; if anyone knows of a noteworthy comma, I’d love to hear about it. But what follows is a — well, what follows is a colon, which sets off a list, which contains the most extraordinary examples I could find of the most humble elements of prose:

Monday, 20 January 2014