Monday, December 6, 2021

The Importance of a Comma (and Some Christmas Cheer)

 Have you seen this? 

Methinks of Paul's "I would not have you, ignorant brethren," or his "Let him who stole steal, no more let him work with his hands."

TheancientGreekswrotetheirtextswithoutanypunctuationordistinctionbetweenlowercaseandcapitals. Since then, writing has come of age. I do wish, however, that someone would publish a Greek New Testament with scriptio continuo. Would make us all slow down a bit when reading a text.