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.
With scarcely a semi-colon
after his hearty thanks, the little man began his recital:
There's a semi-colon
in that line, I wish you to remember.
And customers are queueing up to have a semi-colon
grammar mark tattooed on their body at PS15 a time.
But now the drama and music teacher from Crosby is about to get a permanent symbol of her struggle - a semi-colon
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
There are mini-puzzles to solve and obstacles to avoid, but overall this game is all about embracing the developers' passion for the subject matter and enjoying a unique platformer that's much more exclamation mark than semi-colon
There's no sentiment in business," barked a pompous old work colleague of mine years ago as he rounded on a hapless hack who had failed to insert a semi-colon
at the appropriate juncture.
Apparently there should be a verb on either side of the semi-colon
, they should avoid dashes and minimise use of brackets.
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.
The announcement, which included that hallmark of the pretentious writer, the colon and its little brother, the semi-colon
, no fewer than seven times expressed Frank's delight at reaching the "milestone".