Imposterposted December 13th, 2019 at 11:42 AM I have a Bachelor's Degree in English; I still don't know how to use a semicolon. Show 11 Comments 11 Comments Post a Comment Better a semicolon...Dec 13, 2019 at 11:57am... than an impacted colon. Now that's English. Trade secretDec 13, 2019 at 12:10pmGood writing does not need semicolons. Reserve them exclusively for winky faces ;) Same BoatDec 13, 2019 at 3:45pmBut I bet you know how to close-read a poem better than most of your co-workers. I know I can! Not knowingDec 13, 2019 at 5:44pmHow to use a semicolon is like a surgeon not knowing how to use a stapler Semicolon...Dec 13, 2019 at 9:29pm...is your friend. Don’t believe the naysayers. Sure you do...Dec 13, 2019 at 10:49pm... you used it correctly in your post.And using them for winkie faces is a sign of illiteracy; don't do that. I was gonna say something sassyDec 13, 2019 at 11:58pmAbout a colon but arrived too late. I took the long way home from work down by the river. Didn't think of jumping in once thirteenpointsDec 14, 2019 at 5:30pmMe; neither. @same boatDec 14, 2019 at 5:58pmI would never admit to that, but I like to think a poet lives in me somewhere. English lit is not the same as studying grammarDec 14, 2019 at 6:37pmWeird that even after you got an English degree you still equate “reading English lit and writing about English lit” with basic grammar. “I read Jane Austen/Shakespeare/other assorted stuff therefore I am a grammar expert”? LOAD MORE Join the Discussion Your name Comment * your name What's your name?