like, a lot.
which is humorous to me, because my other half (zach) likes to ride closer to the other end of the spectrum and grossly under-punctuates. it's just one extremely long stream of consciousness, and though it's good stuff (really, it is. i'm not just saying that), i have to read it like he is talking to me so that i actually get what he's saying. i tend to get sidetracked with mentally editing (or rather, punctuating) his posts so that i end up reading it more than a few times before i've really soaked it in.
my two biggest transgressions are the ellipse ... and the period. between. each. word. i would have to say i 'over comma' too, but i haven't come to grips with that yet, so i'm just going to pretend that i use the comma just the right amount. (baby steps, right?)
i notice this creeping into my work emails now too. that stinking ellipse. not so much the extra periods... yet.
there is a huge hypocrisy to all this, as i am somewhat of a spelling and grammar nazi. if a person is to say or spell something wrong, you can bet i'm going to notice and chances are, i will say something about it, too. and to make matters worse, as you can clearly see, i have zero respect for the sanctity of the upper case either.
i'm wondering if there is a 12 step program for people like me. i think i might need help.
i just had to throw that out there.