Monday, December 04, 2006

Today's English lesson

From EnglishPlus:

the Series!

When the items in a series themselves contain commas, separate the items with semicolons.

Incorrect: We visited Erie, Pennsylvania, Buffalo, New York, and Toronto, Ontario.
(Confusing. Semicolons needed to make clear distinctions.)

Correct: We visited Erie, Pennsylvania; Buffalo, New York; and Toronto, Ontario.

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