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comment What are the rules on when to use commas, colons, semicolons and dashes?
In the sentence "My friends went to the supermarket with Dave, a teacher, and a computer technician." Its three people otherwise it would be written as "My friends went to the supermarket with Dave, a teacher; and a computer technician." The wikipedia article notes in its usage Between items in a series or listing containing internal punctuation, especially parenthetic commas, where the semicolons function as serial commas
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comment What words are commonly mispronounced by literate people who read them before they heard them?
just don't pronounce it Sibboleth