Colons, commas and semi-colons, and particularly/especially

There were some questions in class today on the following topics. Check out these resources for clarification.

Colon Usage
For more information on colons Wikipedia has a really good entry with examples at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colon_(punctuation)

Semi-Colon vs. Comma
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) has an article on this at: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_commacomp.html

Particularly/Especially
http://www.towson.edu/ows/comma.htm

Dan

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