The Question Mark

“. . . [A] well-placed question mark can be the difference between bliss and disaster, and a deeply respected period or a cleverly inserted ellipsis can prevent all kinds of exclamations.”

― David Levithan, The Lover’s Dictionary

The art of conversation is a hard skill to master. Stringing words together in the right way and releasing them at the right time seems perfectly easy until you encounter a problem. Your decision about where to place the question mark makes or breaks a conversation.

How do you remedy a misplaced question mark?

How frequently are you allowed to use it?

When does a caring question mark become a pester?


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