Eight Great Moments In Musical Punctuation History

Courtesy nationalpunctuationday.com

September 24 is National Punctuation Day, at least according to a guy with a cape in Northern California. (He's still probably cooler than Lynne Truss.) Today is the day that we brittle purists may with impunity box the ears of apostrophe abusers, comma splicers, perpetrators of plenkens and mishy-phens, and people who don't know what a pilcrow is. Also, anyone who drives a Cooper Mini.

In honor of the manifold ways proper punctuation enriches and elucidates our lives, let's take a look back at some of popular music's most memorable homages and profanations. Then let's enjoy a nice cold It's-It.

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