... in which you were asked to come up with a new punctuation mark.
And the winner of the 45 rpm recording of Tammy Faye Bakker:
Parent-theticals: Used before and after a clause, this denotes Mom or Dad's contribution to homework. Ex: "Slavery was very bad [open parent-thetical] exemplified by President Lincoln's formulation of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 [close parent-thetical].
See the entire contest*
(until washingtonpost.com moves the link--AGAIN)
*Denotes external link. What--do we have to draw you a picture?