How To Use A Semicolon So You Don’t Look Stupid

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I like using semicolons; they make me feel smart.

Matthew Inman at The Oatmeal makes me feel stupid but giddy with his semicolon explanation. So stupid and giddy, in fact, that I plan on making Tucker buy me the grammar pack for Christmas or something. I suspect I’ll be glancing at my office walls with much greater frequency than I’ll care to admit…and I won’t be glancing to admire the drawings.

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How to use a semicolon so you don't look stupid.

The Oatmeal


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