Grammar Quiz #16 — Semicolon Savvy
To many, semicolons are the most mysterious of punctuation marks. Check your semicolon savvy by correcting the following:
Rita couldn’t believe it; she had dropped her cell phone into the toilet yet again. She had spent a lot of money on cell phones in the past year; $953.00, to be exact.
She sighed. She had three options; to give up using a cell phone altogether, to fish the cell phone out, wash it off, and pray for a miracle, or to suggest to her husband, perhaps after an especially nice home-cooked meal, that he might want to be gracious about the money they were going to have to pay Verizon, yet again.
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