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September 24, 2009
Semi-colon: The punctuation mark used to indicate a major division in a sentence where a more distinct separation is felt between clauses or items on a list than is indicated by a comma, as between two clauses of a compound sentence.
What’s this got to do with psychology and recession, 2009? The two are distinct, yet closely related; semicolons should join only those independent clauses that are closely related in meaning…
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