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Friday, 4 April 2008

The end of the line? The fate of the semi-colon in France

An unlikely row has erupted in France over suggestions that the semicolon's days are numbered; worse, the growing influence of English is apparently to blame. Jon Henley reports on the uncertain fate of this most subtle and misused of punctuation marks. Aida Edemariam discovers which writers love it - and which would be glad to see it disappear

Friday April 4 2008
The Guardian

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