Re: Punctuation question

Subject: Re: Punctuation question
From: "John Cook" <john -dot- cook -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 09:43:59 -0600

On 11/2/07, Butler, Darren J Ctr 584 CBSS/GBHAC <
Darren -dot- Butler -dot- ctr -at- robins -dot- af -dot- mil> wrote:
> A colon is the proper punctuation in business and formal correspondence.
> A comma is used for personal and informal correspondence. I agree; it
> does seem that using the comma in a formal or business letter is
> becoming more accepted -- maybe because many of us were not taught this
> in school.

If comprehension isn't affected whether you use one or the other, I'd adopt
a stance and stick with it. (Personally, I just use the comma.)

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Punctuation question: From: Ron Wilbanks
RE: Punctuation question: From: Butler, Darren J Ctr 584 CBSS/GBHAC

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