Semi-colons

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There are two; types of people in the world; those who know; how to use semi-colons properly; and those who don’t.

Full disclosure:

Semicolons are one of the reasons why I break so many grammatical rules on purpose. Basically — to avoid drawing attention to the fact that despite going to college for six years — some of which involving English — I still can’t use a semicolon worth a damn.

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“Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you’ve been to college.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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Originally published on: Aug 16, 2013 @ 13:52

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