I agree with Stacy McCain in the importance of proper grammar and punctuation. In a short piece posted today he writes:
There’s probably no connection. On the other hand, maybe my insistence on proper spelling, punctuation and grammar — even in such informal contexts as Twitter and text-messaging — is evidence of a traditionalist predisposition.
Bravo! But I would make one change. My tradition-bound punctuation propensity would have included the so-called Harvard comma in
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