posted by Amanda on .
Select the correct punctuation to place on the line. Gusty winds damaged several power lines__ therefore, no one in our town has electricity. A. : B. ; C. - D. .
Frankly, the best answer is B, the semicolon. It is poor practice to use a semicolon when a conjunction follows (therefore), however, when commas already follow, the use of the semicolon is preferred. My experience is that is good practice to avoid sentences of such construction,as readability suffers.
More importantly, I would learn to spell business