Tag: semicolon

  • What Is a Comma Splice and Why Should You Care?

    What Is a Comma Splice and Why Should You Care?

    Before I embarked on the glamorous, jewel-encrusted life of a freelancer, I taught college English for close to a decade. Over the course of those nine luxurious, champagne-soaked years of commuting from one side of Chicago to the other on my yacht and getting paid in rubies and Kanye West concert tickets, I graded a…

  • How To Properly Use Semicolons

    How To Properly Use Semicolons

    Why did the semicolon break up with the period? Because they had nothing in comma. If there is any post on punctuation that should begin with a joke, it is this one. Whenever I talk about¬†semicolons, I can just feel people around me start to tense up (and not just because grammar has to be…