04 March 2007

On great writing

Author Kurt Vonnegut on the key to great writing:
Never use semi-colons. What are they good for? What are you supposed to do with them? You're reading along, and then suddenly, there it is. What does it mean? All semi-colons do is suggest you've been to college.
- Columbus Free Press, 5 March 2006
[Vonnegut was speaking at a college graduation ceremony.  The full article is here]


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