September 24 is National Punctuation Day.

Sep 24, 2013

What should America do about its general decline in literacy? While educators are alarmed, journalist/writer Jeff Rubin founded National Punctuation Day ten years ago to drive home his conviction that punctuation marks matter!  

"Civilization is at stake it's very distressing to see this degradation of skills," Rubin said. 


Near the end of this web version is a bonus explanation of semicolon; arguably, it's the most maligned and misused punctuation mark. 


More information is available at the official website:


(Music on this feature is by Elmer Gibson, "Kid Stuff" from the CD Generation Dance.)