Be honest. There are times when you're afraid to use a semi-colon because you're not entirely sure what it is; there are moments when you hesitate over it's or its; and only your most intimate friends know that you think the sign in the picture above is perfectly okay. Getting to grips with punctuation is important because poor punctuation makes your essays much harder to read. If you don't know the difference between a semi-colon and a semi-conductor, have: a, look; at. the: survival? guide - below!
Can you punctuate?
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