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@tomstandage — 23,234 followers, 23,805 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

@tomhillenbrand Fine with me as long as there a lot of semicolons!

Jul 24, 2017

And all the dialogue is full of comma splices too, I wish he would use semi-colons or full stops occasionally

Jul 24, 2017

I am enjoying Peter F. Hamilton's Commonwealth Saga, the endless comma splices are annoying though :)

Jul 24, 2017

@azeem @KashiMTahir @TheEconomist @Eaterofsun @zannymb Well, console yourself with the fact that we still hyphenate "e-mail"

Jul 24, 2017

Climate change means hotter, thinner air, which may prevent airlines from flying full planes  https://www.economist.com/blogs/gulliver/2017/07/can-t-stand-heat 

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