What did Kurt Vonnegut say about semicolons?

2 Answers
Jul 25, 2018

He said not to use semicolons.


He thought you should pick between periods or commas.

Jul 26, 2018

See below:


Kurt Vonnegut despised the use of semicolons, which is very evident in this quote by him:

“Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you've been to college.”

― Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country