"My advice to writers just starting out? Don't use semicolons! They are transvestite hermaphrodites, representing exactly nothing. All they do is suggest you might have gone to college." - Kurt Vonnegut
I came across this quotation in Armageddon in Retrospect exactly one week after I filed the manuscript for my new book - a book that contains an equally emphatic but nowhere-near-as-clever tirade against semicolons. Deadlines schmedlines. When you come across something like that, you'd be nuts not to submit a new version of the manuscript to the editor with the note, "Sorry, but I just had to include this quote. So I hope you don't mind reprinting all 200 pages ..."
Causes June Casagrande Supports
Planned Parenthood, ClimateCrisis.net, the Richard Dawkins Foundation, Pet Orphans of Southern California, KIVA