The right way to use a semicolon

Semicolons may seem intimidating, but they’re not hard to use. Follow this helpful guide.

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The little punctuation mark only wants to make your life easier. To start using it correctly, take a look at this handy infographic from The Oatmeal. Before you know it, you’ll be using semicolons left and right. Correctly, of course.

Here are a few pointers to get you started:

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