Sorry… there’s just no better title for this post. I’m talking about the punctuation mark that looks like : .
The high points are the following nine, though there are a few more:
- To introduce a list
- To introduce direct speech
- When showing an example
- To offer a conclusion
- To explain something more fully
- To Introduce a subtitle
- As a substitution for a conjunction
- To link independent clauses
- To Introduce a question
(Hey, I used one to introduce a list!)
Get the full story at The DumbLittleMan Guide to Colon Use.
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