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Daemon
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Using Colons with Dialogue


The colon is used in written dialogue between two or more people, most often in transcripts of plays or legal testimony in a courtroom. We place the colon immediately after the name of the speaker, and the dialogue that follows is written without what? More...
Adyl Mouhei
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Segmental colons introduce dialogue and are used with other punctuation marks, including quotation marks: My creative writing teacher was specific in her lecture on colons: “Only use them when necessary.
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