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Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons


A.Many of the "lite" products on the market bear little resemblance to their progenitors; non-fat cream cheese, for example, tastes completely different from the real thing.

B.Registered mail is one of the safest ways to ship valuables: jewelry, precious coins, stock certificates, and other irreplaceable items.

C.She was worn to a frazzle by the end of the day; with her five children at home.

D.The philosopher René Descartes elevated the significance of human thought with a simple summation: "I think, therefore I am."

the answer is a.

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    I disagree with your answer.

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    b?

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    Remember that semicolons should be separating EQUAL things: two clauses, two parallel phrases; etc.

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