Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, colons / semicolons; business writing, punctuation, Quiz
|Which is correct?
Here’s one of our favorite technology ________ the parts of your computer that you can hit with a hammer are called hardware and the parts you can only curse at are called software.
Explanation: Use a colon to separate two parts of a sentence when the first part introduces the second part or the second part explains the first part.
Queen’s University provides a good explanation of when to use colons vs. semicolons.
Here’s the complete list of Our Favorite Technology Quotations.