I confess, my colon use isn’t perfect, as my wife will no doubt attest. And I have a problem with some periods. Other people’s that is. Do we actually teach English in schools anymore. Do teachers still stand at the front during lessons? Or is everthing done via mobile phone and txtspk?
Seriously, you have to admire the people that work in schools. It must be a bloody tough job, with little recognition or reward.
Textspeak does my head in, I can’t understand it half the time. It must be a sign of getting old.