If you’re a fan of typography, you’ll like Keith Houston’s Shady Characters blog. Get the back story on your favorite marks of punctuation.

Keith Houston’s blog about the unusual stories behind some well-known — and some rather more outlandish — marks of punctuation. Read a brief introduction, get started with the life and times of the ¶, or pilcrow, or order the book. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Google+, get email alerts of new posts, or subscribe to RSS feeds for new posts and comments.

Source: Shady Characters