Punctuation abuse, despite the negative connotations of the name, is actually a gentlemanly sport and favorite past-time of many European folk. Points are scored by incorrectly identifying the various punctuation marks as outlined below.
|Correct Name||Incorrect Name||Points||Notes (from official rulebook)|
|Curly brackets||Braces||3||Sometimes -- referred to (incorrectly) as wotsits.|
|Square brackets||Brackets||6||Sometimes; referred, to (correctly) as: square crisps. In the event of this identification, eleventy bonus points are to be awarded unto the nearest swine|
|Rounded brackets||Parentheses||9||Sometimes' fnurdled.|
|Claw brackets||Quotation marks||12||Occasionally acknowledged as glob brackets|
|Tipsy brackets||Slashes||15||Extra point for ///// incorrect //// insertion within a sentnece and/or word (example: i walk no/rth)|
|Dot brackets||Colons||18||Very rarely if ever known as "lower intestine"|
|Dot device||Full stop||20||Correct usage of particular instance results in automatic termination of account|
|Long stick||Lower case 'l'||-1||The overly-common usage results in negative help|
Spelling errors are sometimes rewarded.