Punctuation question

Subject: Punctuation question
From: "nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il" <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 05:53:11 -0500

I also grew up understanding that the
colon was formal and the comma informal.
But we also had the semicolon in between,
for a friendly, favorable business

Still, I would advise staying very
formal when dealing with your boss's
19-year-old daughter.

Mark L. Levinson - nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il
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The Why of Style, at http://www.elephant.org.il/

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