Carey, G. V. 1958. Mind the Stop: A Brief Guide to Punctuation, 2nd ed. London: Penguin.
Pullum, Geoffrey K. 1984. `Punctuation and human freedom'. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 2: 419-425. Reprinted in Geoffrey K. Pullum, 1991, The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax and Other Irreverent Essays on the Study of Language, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 67-75.
Trask, R. L. 1995. Language: The Basics. London: Routledge.
Trask, R. L. 1997. The Penguin Guide to Punctuation. Harmondsworth: Penguin.
Wells, J. C. 1982. Accents of English, 3 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Other Useful Works on Punctuation

Gowers, Sir Ernest. 1962. The Complete Plain Words. Harmondsworth: Penguin. Chapter 10: `Punctuation'.
Jarvie, Gordon. 1992. Chambers Punctuation Guide. Edinburgh: Chambers.

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