Episode 5

Published on:

11th Dec 2019

S3E5: Understanding semi-colons

Denise and Louise demystify (and stand up for) one of the most misunderstood pieces of punctuation – the semi-colon.

Listen To Find Out More About:

  • What the semi-colon looks like
  • Separating two independent clauses
  • Subjects and predicates
  • Weighting and parallelism
  • Comma splices
  • Separating items in a list
  • Emojis
  • Objections to the semi-colon

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‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.

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