Question of the day
Our last question asked: According to The New York Times, millennials have almost completely stopped using what (hint: this phenomenon will likely upset some of our strictest grammarians!)? They've stopped using periods. Emoji evidently are their preferrsed weapon of choice!
Congratulations to communicator Dagmar Ebaugh for being the very first to answer that correctly! Honorable mentions go out to Lori Friedman, Maureen MacGregor (who notes "because it all begins and ends with us, right?"), Chris Lombardi, Jessica M. Pasko (who adds "UGH!" to let us know how she feels about this), Nomad Press, Craig Pittman (whose answer was "ending a sentence with a period. Period"), Ron Casalotti (who shrugs "why come to a full stop when you can just spew your thoughts as quickly as they pop into your head?"), Thomas Feyer (who similarly conveys his displeasure with an "Arghhh!!"), Bill Chuck (who quips "I don't mean to brief but . The answer is . I try to answer these questions .ically"), Martin Berliner, Robin Tierney (who theorizes "They stopped using periods so more room for exclamation marks!!!!!!"), Claudine Laforce (who adds "Nooooo, say it isn't so"), Mark Gibbs (who concludes "Every sentence now a run-on and civilization is doomed"), Jade Walker, Jade Walker and Sue Broome for answering that correctly, as well. Shout outs to Katie North for guessing "could be that Oxford comma OR proper sentence structure OR full words"), and Judyth Mermelstein for answering "I don't know if this is what you're looking for, but they've dropped 'of' from 'because of'."
As for today's question, here it is: During his Tony Awards acceptance speech, Lin-Manuel Miranda did what as a tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting?
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... We’ll announce the winners in the next Daily!