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Wilf Woods | Punctuation’s done for — period

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Punctuation, or lack of it, is a sign of the times.

The use of it is declining in our electronic age, as we go to ‘tweets’ and the like.

The city of Cambridge, England, decided to drop the use of apostrophes from street signs and ran into all kinds of objections.

In our country, the Board on Geographic Names long ago decided not to use ‘em.

An article in the current Christian Science weekly notes that the policy in Cambridge…

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