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I’m creating a headline (for my online digest), and I’m wondering if I should use a dash

Web Animations API - grouping and sequencing animations

or a colon

Web Animations API: grouping and sequencing animations

to separate the category (“Web Animations API”) from the the topic (“grouping and sequencing animations”) of the blog post.

  • There's little to choose between them. – Edwin Ashworth Sep 3 '15 at 11:28
  • @EdwinAshworth I’m not sure what you mean. – Šime Vidas Sep 3 '15 at 15:06
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    Use either; the colon is probably considered more formal. – Edwin Ashworth Sep 3 '15 at 15:35
  • @EdwinAshworth Ah ok, thanks. I thought the English language has strict rules for this type of stuff :) – Šime Vidas Sep 3 '15 at 15:37
  • The terms 'English language' and 'strict rules' are somewhat contradictory. – Edwin Ashworth Sep 3 '15 at 15:39

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