Re: mail delivery error (fwd)

Subject: Re: mail delivery error (fwd)
From: Steve Victor <svictor -at- LGC -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 1995 09:39:31 CDT

> Consider the following-----> At ABC company, we make products with the
> consumer in mind; products that aid in productivity and quality.

> Notice the semicolon. Would you change it to a comma, period, colon, or
> leave the semicolon.

> The reason i'm asking, 'cause everyone i ask seems to have a different
> opinion. (One of my books says a semicolon, the other a colon.)


Trusty Strunk and White recommend using either a colon or a dash to introduce
appositives, reserving the dash for longer phrases.

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