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    #1

    Post , & ;

    Whats the differce between , & ;

    And if possible provide some examples

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    #2

    Re: , & ;

    & = and

    Comma and semicolon are completely different punctuation marks.

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    Re: , & ;

    A comma represents a pause in a sentence; a semicolon, however, represents a stop and the beginning of a new, related sentence, almost like a list of sentences about the same thing.

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    Re: , & ;

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    A comma represents a pause in a sentence; a semicolon, however, represents a stop and the beginning of a new, related sentence, almost like a list of sentences about the same thing.
    I think of a semicolon as an industrial strength comma. It goes where a comma is too weak to hold the sentence together.

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    Good thought; there is also the use of the semicolon for lists with line breaks or without; rather like this.

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