September 11, 2006 2 Comments
So, when I was reading your blog and ran across gigantic open-quotes, I started grinding my teeth. Now, I notice that your last couple of posts didn’t use quotation marks at all. Hopefully, you got the ‘giant quotation graphic’ urge out of your system. If not, please, please, pretty-please do so as soon as possible. Preferably in private.”
The big ol’ quote marks were one response to those who told me it wasn’t always clear which words were mine and which were someone else’s. This color is another one. But I value a loyal and helpful reader enough to let a major preference of his override a very minor one of mine. So the above is the last you’ll see of the big ol’ quote marks.
At least for now.
Until I find the urge irresistible …