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Essay heading: Eat Shoots & Leaves
 
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Truss writes, "?colons and semicolons ? well they are in a different league, my dear! They give such a lift!" She points out the many excuses people make to avoid using the colon and semicolon and finds its lack of use unfortunate. Truss continues on with several examples of proper use for both the colon and semicolon...
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Truss continues on with several examples of proper use for both the colon and semicolon. In the chapter "Cutting a Dash," Truss mocks the American use of the exclamation point. Truss writes, "Everyone knows the exclamation mark ? or exclamation point, as it is known in America. It comes at the end of a sentence?Here's one! And here's another!" The exclamation point is mainly used for involuntary ejaculations, to salute or invoke, to exclaim or admire, for drama, or to make a sentence more emphatic...
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