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comment What to do about multiple sentences following a colon?
I like this solution best, but it won't work if the part following the em dash has multiple sentences.
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revised What to do about multiple sentences following a colon?
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comment What to do about multiple sentences following a colon?
My question is what to do when one of your items needs further explanation. A parentheses would do I guess.
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asked What to do about multiple sentences following a colon?
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asked Punctuation immediately after a question mark in a quote?
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comment “—” vs. “;” vs. “,” vs. “()” — what's the difference?
@J.R.: that's exactly what I was after. Thank you!
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accepted Word to call a person that works in a store
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comment Word to call a person that works in a store
I like employee too, but "checkout girl" doesn't sound too bad either. Most of the time we encounter the checkout girl/guy when shopping.
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asked Word to call a person that works in a store
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comment Proper usage of the semicolon
Barrie, When is a colon used?
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comment Proper usage of the semicolon
Irene, I much prefer this guide: theoatmeal.com/comics/semicolon :)
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asked Proper usage of the semicolon
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comment “—” vs. “;” vs. “,” vs. “()” — what's the difference?
@simchona, "not entirely" is the part that's confusing. Of course they have different uses but it's a bit ambiguous. Some clarification would be greatly appreciated.
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asked What is the proper placement of parentheses?