The semicolon is a flip flopping grammatical punctuation. Half comma, half colon, it is the love child of poorly framed sentences, and the ugly, unloved cousin of the conjunction.

It's notorious indecision and bookworminess make it the favorite punctuation of factonistas, liberals and Hate America Firsters.

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Hey semicolon: comma or colon. Pick a side, we're at war!"
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~ Stephen Colbert
July 26th, 2007

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