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Aug 26 2009   4:13PM GMT

Colons and semicolons



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Tags:
Business writing
CIO
colons / semicolons
grammar
punctuation
Quiz
sentence structure
typing Which is correct?
Every day, most people use one or more of these types of _______ estimation, educated guesses and common sense.
a. heuristics:
b. heuristics;

Answer: a

Explanation: Use a colon to introduce a list of items.

For further studies, see this entertaining video about advanced punctuation.

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