A commonsense approach to the confusing world of punctuation until now, people haven't known where to get quick answers to their punctuation questions. This user-friendly reference helps writers quickly find the commonly accepted rule for any given situation, and even points out when to make exceptions to the rule. Webster's New World Punctuation explains the importance of good punctuation and offers easy-to-understand examples that make applying the rules a snap, clear and concise explanations of difficult rules, and a section on common punctuation pitfalls. Covering all common forms of writing, from personal letters to PowerPoint presentations, Webster's New World Punctuation is a must-have reference for homes, businesses, and classrooms. Geraldine Woods (New York, NY) has taught English for 35 years and is currently an educator at the Horace Mann School in Riverdale, New York. She has written or cowritten over 45 books, including English Grammar For Dummies (0--7645--5322--4) and The SAT I For Dummies, 6th Edition (0--7645--7193--1).