When should I use a semicolon?
I gnaw on
old car tires; it strengthens my jaw so I'll be better conditioned
Use a semicolon when you want to
form a bond between two
statements, typically when they are
related to or contrast with one another.
In the example above, the relationship between
gnawing on tires and combatting bears is strengthened
by using a semicolon.
"(I fought the bear and won. Also, I never kiss plague rats on
s In this sentence, your victory
against the bear does not
need to be connected to the
A plague rat, so a
EVER Kiss here