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The Semicolon That Almost Destroyed Texas

Listen to what grammar teaches us about democracy.

Like me, you probably don’t fully appreciate the importance of punctuation and grammar in making society function. Fortunately, Malcolm Gladwell’s here to help. In this episode of his addictive podcast series Revisionist History, Gladwell weaves a tale about an obscure law review article–one that exposed how semicolons in the Constitution might very well be the key to unifying or dividing the nation.

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