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Daemon
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When to Use a Colon

Because colons act as an introductory element, they stand in place of words that would perform the same task: we should not use colons after words or phrases like "for example," "e.g.," or "namely" because they serve the same purpose, and the sentence would seem redundant if a colon were used as well. What must we use instead? More...
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When to Use a Colon
Because colons act as an introductory element, they stand in place of words that would perform the same task: we should not use colons after words or phrases like "for example," "e.g.," or "namely" because they serve the same purpose, and the sentence would seem redundant if a colon were used as well.
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