How to use a semicolon- a funny, but accurate chart explains it all

Semicolon

The link to the article/cartoon is here, courtesy of The Oatmeal. It’s funny and informative. They refer to the semicolon as “the most feared punctuation on earth”, and I tend to agree.

Most people use it incorrectly; I sometimes avoid using it if I’m not sure. (Yes, I realize I used one in this sentence.)

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