Forget the audacity of hope — Obama’s real audacity is grammatical.

Obama has ruffled some feathers recently, but not exactly the same feathers he regularly ruffles. This time it’s the word nerds, and even more specifically, the punctuation nerds, who are displeased with the President.

The source of their displeasure? A period. That’s right, a small dot no larger than the tip of your pen. More specifically, the period that follows his new one-word slogan, “FORWARD.”

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