Punctuation

Michael Rosen talks to Keith Houston about punctuation symbols and how they came to exist. Keith is the author of Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and Other Typographical Curiosities.
Producer Beth O'Dea.

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Mon 30 May 2016 23:00

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