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Love them all, but the wilgefortis is my favorite. What I particularly like about it: you can’t tell when someone’s using it. (But I’ll confess and admit that I just did.)

There is a lot of misuse of the wilgefortis. I see it everywhere. The writer means to use a colon and uses a wilgefortis instead. I notified Lynne Truss of Eats, Shoots, and Leaves fame but she laughed me out of her panda enclosure.

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