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Grammar Nazis! I have a question.

Anonymous
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Of the following two options, which is better?


I can't go back to yesterday; I was a different person then.


or


I can't go back to yesterday, I was a different person then.


or another way to say it.

Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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proudmommy690
by Ruby Member on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:12 PM
Idk about this one. Bump
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epoh
by Ruby Member on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:13 PM
Semicolon.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:15 PM
The first option.

The second sentence would require a conjunction (along with the ,) to hold those 2 thoughts together.
IAMmomtotrips
by Platinum Member on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:17 PM
This is correct! Without the semicolon and just the comma, you have a run-on sentence.


Quoting Anonymous:

The first option.



The second sentence would require a conjunction (along with the ,) to hold those 2 thoughts together.

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ElitestJen
by Ruby Member on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:18 PM
The semicolon.
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Jessy613
by Diamond Member on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:18 PM


Quoting ElitestJen:

The semicolon.


breydans_mommy
by Silver Member on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:20 PM
The semicolon.
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momofmany86
by on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Option one.

banana-bear
by on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:22 PM
Semi. But that's already been answered.
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N_maricle
by Platinum Member on Jan. 6, 2013 at 1:22 PM
I agree with the panel, semicolon wins.
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