Unformatted text preview: punctuation. Example: There are several antique stores in Woodbridge, New Jersey; Brooklyn, New York; Saginaw, Michigan; and Madison, Wisconsin. -Semicolons may be used to separate independent clauses that are joined by coordinating conjunctions when the clauses have internal commas that might lead to misreading. Example: I bought an antique table, a chest, a lamp, and a vase; but when my wife saw them, she made me give them away to neighbors, family and friends. A semicolon is always followed by a lower case letter unless the letter is a proper noun....
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- Spring '08
- Grammatical conjunction, New Jersey, independent clauses, WOODBRIDGE, related independent clauses