comma sutra

This morning, the phrase "comma sutra" popped into my head, don't know why.

I immediately thought it would make a good name for this blog, which I've been thinking of renaming for a while now.

Sadly, I am not the first to come up with this pun. For example, there's a comma sutra T-shirt, and a grammar book called Comma Sutra: Position Yourself For Success With Good Grammar. (It appears to be full of cheap sex-related puns along with the grammar lessons, with chapter titles like "Assume the Position: Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs.")

Also, it was unclear to me whether the phrase would come across as disrespectful to Hindus and Buddhists.

So I'll keep looking for a replacement title. But in the meantime, thought the phrase was cute enough to be worth posting.

2 Responses to “comma sutra”

  1. irilyth

    Now I want to come up with something involving comma chameleon.

  2. Shmuel

    Something like that concept’s been done. Long ago, when Boy George was current, the Brenda Starr comic strip had a pop star named “Boy Brenda,” whose big song was “Comma quotation mark.”


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