These are merely the rough copies," he explained: "and, as soon as I have put in the final corrections--" making a great commotion among the different parchments, "--a semi-colon
or two that I have accidentally omitted--" here he darted about, pen in hand, from one part of the scroll to another, spreading sheets of blotting-paper over his corrections, "all will be ready for signing.
There's a semi-colon
in that line, I wish you to remember.
With scarcely a semi-colon
after his hearty thanks, the little man began his recital:
I could argue to the death about the correct use of a semi-colon
, but neoliberalism?
Netizens on Twitter have expressed the use of the semi-colon
as 'offensive' and 'distasteful'.
Ever since, I have been convinced that death is not a full stop to this gloriously bewildering life - it is merely a tantalising semi-colon
One question asked pupils to put a semi-colon
into the sentence: "Come and see me tomorrow I will not have time to see you today.
Options: comma, dash, semi- colon, colon Answer: Semi-colon
Bernie was always ready to provide his opinion on any topic--from a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision to course selection, to the proper use of the semi-colon
(he strongly opposed Cody's position on the topic, yet after providing his strongest arguments, left her to make the ultimate decision--he would likely have something to say about our use of semi-colons
in this dedication).
In Mo-Tires, the issue was whether a semi-colon
(or a period in the French version) at the end of the paragraph created two separate independent clauses, or whether the semi-colon
merely constituted a pause in a single clause.
Supposedly, this is too weak a punctuation mark for the purpose and should be replaced with a full stop or semi-colon
in my list marks the shift that the editors note in their introduction ("Introduction: Romance and its Medieval Contexts") from "principally literary contexts to the interaction of romances with their wider social, intellectual; and cultural surroundings" (p.