We are what we only pretend to be. So we must be careful about what we pretend to be. Kurt Vonnegut
My mother, the professor of English, used to tell me, "Play a game with yourself...on every page give yourself a dollar for every word and comma you eliminate."Sadly I don't ever make very much money. :-)
I hear ya, Kvatch. I'm all about teh over punctuatin' and marks and all!