Editing: The Semicolon


Here are some useful resources for learning how to use a semicolon.

The Onion: How to use a semicolon
University of Wisconsin Writing Center – Using Semicolons

Semicolons by Shmoop
How to use a semicolon
Flash Grammar Lesson: Semicolon

Do you have a favourite semicolon resource? I’d love to hear about it.

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