Re: Ban the Semicolon?

Subject: Re: Ban the Semicolon?
From: Jan Henning <henning -at- r-l -dot- de>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 09:16:33 +0100

>Andy Rooney wants to see the semicolon banned from the English language.
>Makes me wonder... I use it all the time.

The way I understood his central thesis, it is "I don't understand what a
semicolon is for, so everybody please eliminate it." Pretty weak, if you
ask me.

But then the entire article had an air of a regular column needing
filling. I wouldn't worry about it.

Jan Henning

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