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All About Semi-Colons

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DON’T BE AFRAID TO USE A SEMI COLON!

Semi-colons are arguably the most misused punctuation in writing; they can be quite confusing.

Do you know why a semi-colon is used in the first sentence? 1,028 more words

Sentences

Wisdom of the trees

This past Saturday, Josh decided that he wanted to take me to Newburyport, MA for the afternoon.  He told me we were going to a park that he liked to explore when he was younger, and there were a few surprises that he wanted to share.   556 more words

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Pesky Punctuation, Pt. XII: The Question Mark

The world is a wild place, full of uncertainty and chaos.

Don’t go out alone! Here, take this with you—the question mark.

The question mark in its current form is attributed to English scholar, poet, and teacher… 365 more words

Tricky Commas! Grammar is For Everyone!

Hello!

The return of a recent essay has prompted me to really study and try to understand the comma. It’s a tricky little thing, and has so many uses that it is hard to know when to use them and when not to. 299 more words

Personal

The power of sunshine

Musings from yesterday afternoon…

Today is a beautiful day.  Granted, it was supposed to be low 70s and instead we are sporting a measly 57 degrees, but it’s sunny, fairly warm, and everyone is just pumped for a valid excuse to be outside.   635 more words

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Dear Mr. Comma

Dear Mr. Comma,

Clearly we haven’t met before, but you seem to be somewhat important in my life. Do I pause when I use you? How would you know? 1,060 more words

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HONORS PROGRAM DISBANDED AFTER IT CAN'T PROVE TO ITSELF THAT IT EXISTS

RALEIGH, NC—In an unfortunate announcement coming from Clark Hall early Thursday morning, the distinguished University Honors Program revealed its discontinuation, effective immediately.

“While it brings me great dismay to see the death of my adopted brainchild, I concede its necessity,” said UHP Associate Director Dr. 463 more words

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