The Semicolon; Just Don’t

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Look, in a quarter century of college teaching, I have rarely seen students use a semicolon correctly. And when they have tried, they would botch the job so spectacularly. I think about year 5, I started to say to them — just don’t.

I was glad that a famous writer could back up my lifelong intuitions about the…

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Lee G. Hornbrook

Lee G. Hornbrook

Writer, Writing Coach, Writing Process Expert. I can help you become a better writer. Follow at leehornbrook.substack.com