Read and listen to the semicolon family

Ciao a tutti! Ma anche a voi capitano dubbi di grammatica mentre scrivete? a me si, ancora tanti! Maiuscole, minuscole, accenti, apostrofi. E’ tutto un grande se e ma…

In this our beloved master Rodari always tries to make the task easier with his poems, only apparently silly. I love it!

Enjoy the reading!

the semicolon family
Comma and point

Read with me

Once upon a time there was a point
and there was also a comma:
they were so close friends
they got married and were happy.
By night and by day
they went around
always arm in arm.
"What a model couple -
people said –
what a real wonder
the semi-colon family».
As they pass
as a token of homage
even capital letters
became lowercase:
and if someone, then,
she is not quick to bow
the master's pencil
cuts off her head.

What do you think? I brushed up on the uppercase rule, don't forget... lowercase letters go after the semicolon!

Goodnight everyone, with a very strong hug.

Gianni Rodari

Giovanni Francesco Rodari, known as Gianni (pronounced /roˈdari/; Omegna, 23 October 1920 - Rome, 14 April 1980), was oneItalian writer, educator, journalist and poet, specialized inchildren's literature and translated into many languages. The only Italian writer to have won the prestigious

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