Talk:Colon (punctuation)

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 Definition Punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a quotation, an explanation, an example or a series, and often after the salutation of a business letter. [d] [e]

I'm starting this from scratch. Please leave any ideas/suggestions here. Obrigadissimo. Ro Thorpe 01:55, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

I've been hesitating over this for some time & I've already said something I disagree with... Ro Thorpe 02:00, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

Written utterance

Oxford says it can be, providing we are talking (Ling.), which is a relief, because 'phrase' is so vague. Bienvenu. Ro Thorpe 02:12, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

Yeah, I know, but "syntactical structure" seemed overly pedantic somehow, hehe.... Hayford Peirce 02:22, 21 March 2009 (UTC)