Are you trying to tell me >>11178280
's claim is likely to be found in a grammar textbook then? I'm not saying periods is any more grammatically correct, but in terms of representing the sound it is (and again, that's how "Best. Episode. Ever." the phrase that type of prosody was popularized by, is usually rendered). Grammar-wise hyphenating a phrase like that has a very different meaning and pronounciation-wise it's not at all the same impression as rendering the phrase with periods.