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    Colon or Semicolon?

    Would you use a colon, or what device would you use, to join the 1st part of a sentence, beginning- Just as... to the 2nd part of the sentence, beginning- So was... Or - As (something): so does (something else) ?

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    Re: Colon or Semicolon?

    Quote Originally Posted by scripto View Post
    Would you use a colon, or what device would you use, to join the 1st part of a sentence, beginning- Just as... to the 2nd part of the sentence, beginning- So was... Or - As (something): so does (something else) ?
    Use a comma there.

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