Punctuation Day

Category: Education
Punctuation Day in USA in 2023
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About Punctuation Day

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Dates of Punctuation Day
2024 USA Tuesday, September 24thPunctuation Day
2023 USA Sunday, September 24thPunctuation Day
2022 USA Saturday, September 24thPunctuation Day
2021 USA Friday, September 24thPunctuation Day
2020 USA Thursday, September 24thPunctuation Day
Summary
Some people think an ellipsis is when the moon moves in front of the sun, but you know better...

Jeff Rubin founded this holiday in 2004 in an effort to promote correct punctuation use.

People everywhere can celebrate this day by improving their writing with effective punctuation.

September 24th is a celebration of the lowly comma, the correctly used quotation mark, and other proper uses of semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis - period. And periods.

  • Did you know? The ampersand symbol used to be included in the alphabet, listed after the letter “z.” It was even part of the beloved alphabet song of the time, with the ending being “z and per se.”.
  • Did you know? The question mark used to be a word. The Romans would end a question with the word “questio,” which was gradually shortened over time and eventually morphed into the symbol we know today.
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