What purpose does an underscore serve - if any - in the English language/grammar?
In handwritten manuscripts, titles of books (which can be broken down into chapters,) and the names of magazines and newspapers (which can be broken down into articles,) would be underlined/underscored. The correct manuscript punctuation for the
The underscore (_) (also called understrike, underbar, low line, underdash, underline, or low dash) is a character that originally appeared on the typewriter and was primarily used to underline words. To produce an underlined word, the word was typed, the typewriter carriage...