Want to make your business stand out? Start here.

We get a kick out of helping companies like yours become wildly successful. Join our list and you'll never miss out on essential information to take your business from 'idea' to 'open' faster.
5 Writing Mishaps to Avoid in Business Writing
Posted by Jessica Oman
Learn the 5 Most Critical Steps for Taking Your Business from Idea to Open
(it's FREE)
100% privacy, I will never spam you!
Thank you! Please check your inbox for a confirmation link.
  • Ekaterina

    Using semicolons in this list (“She needed pencils; pens; and paper”) is weird. Do native English speakers write like that?

  • Jessica

    Yes! I’ve seen that odd writing practice many times. It is incorrect to use semicolons this way. As a rule, semicolons separate two phrases that could both stand alone as a sentence (i.e., each has at least a subject and a verb).

  • Ekaterina

    In Russian, we have the same rule, “semicolons separate two phrases that could both stand alone as a sentence.”

© Copyright 2018 All rights reserved
Want 5 Free Steps to Help You Launch Your Business?
Download Your Ebook Now - It's Free