Forget about the presidential election, the economy, or the upcoming Oscars; punctuation is where it's at. Today, the most emailed article on the New York Times website is about the itty, bitty semicolon; apparently, this underutilized, unappreciated punctuation mark has found its way onto a New York City subway sign and is now all the rage. It's about time that this half-colon, half-comma wonder has gotten its due. Beware, run-on sentences; you may have met your match.
If you want to jump on the semicolon bandwagon, check out some of these websites; you'll become grammatically cool in no time: