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The Middle Ages: The Written Language Evolves

By the middle ages, when the comma, the full stop and the colon had become common, the question mark and the exclamation mark came in the picture, as it became clear that the spoken word was easily understood, but the written word needed emotional emphasis, clarity and intonation to be understood in its true context.

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Beside the point? Punctuation is dead, long live punctuation – Florence Hazrat | Aeon Essays

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