What is mean by Punctuation?
Punctuation marks are needed to organize the written content and to stress and pause wherever necessary. They help in the construction of meaningful sentences.
Some punctuation marks are:
Punctuation marks are used for punctuating sentences, in order to make them readable and understandable. Punctuating is the act of interrupting and punctuation marks are the interruptions. Comprehensive details about the punctuation marks are given in the previous replies.
Punctuation marks are symbols that indicate the structure and organization of written language, as well as intonation and pauses to be observed when reading aloud.
In written English, punctuation is vital to disambiguate the meaning of sentences. For example, "woman, without her man, is nothing" and "woman: without her, man is nothing" have greatly different meanings, as do "eats shoots and leaves" and "eats, shoots and leaves". "King Charles walked and talked; half an hour after, his head was cut off" is less surprising than "King Charles walked and talked half an hour after his head was cut off".