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Elements of Critique: Quotation Marks

There’s an arguably crude joke about the Oxford comma (the one that you may have been taught does or does not go before ‘and’ within a list of items). 867 more words

Writing

Punctuation Pie: The Semi Colon (;)

If punctuation marks were footballers then the semi colon is Lionel Messi. For me, students that know how to use semi colons tend to be those students who write better than the rest. 392 more words

The story doesn't end here...

This is something I’ve wanted to write about for a long time and had no idea how to start. It’s about a subject that is sensitive and personal. 644 more words

Grief

How to use the semi-colon

The semi-colon causes a lot of confusion.

It runs a close second to the apostrophe in the race to be the least understood punctuation mark. And that is a shame. 399 more words

Grammar & Usage