Punctuation on a smartphone is a problem sometimes. As a result, many people almost give up on punctuation when they use Twitter and other online tools that are most often used from a mobile device. The n-dash and m-dash are among the punctuation you rarely see used in tweets, which is a shame because, for […]
A reader asked about the difference between a minus symbol and an N-dash (thanks Tem). I had to do a bit of homework on this. Unicode (the standard for electronically encoding text information) has separate codes for the minus sign, hyphen and N-dash. Below you can compare… Symbol hyphen minus sign N-dash M-dash – − […]
Using the n-dash and m-dash when you are creating a webpage or a blog post can seem confusing, but really it is quite easy and you don’t need to be an HTML genius to do it…
When you write a web address at the end of a sentence, should you follow it with punctuation, or use no punctuation (to help avoid breaking the web link)?