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POLL: Should Colon Abusers Be Framed & Ashamed?


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
it's time to boycott colon abusers
10
3%
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mock the colon abusers!
42
14%
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I, for one, do not take colons seriously
95
31%
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ostracise all colon abusers
17
6%
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colon abuse should be left to professionals
108
35%
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other (explain)
36
12%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

ochoin deach posits...

Those apostrophicides are always targeted, but what about the crime committed by those who attack that stalwart of grammar: the colon?

I would maintain, like the OFM, that the very fabric of modern society is torn asunder by a colon used unwisely.