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A programmer's bane. Required by most programming langauges to seperate commands. The semicolon will usually render an entire program useless and force the programmer to search every line for that goddamn semicolon.
Programmer: I wrote a program to find the answer to life, the universe, and everything and I left out a semicolon! Fjsk!
by Tiko March 20, 2004
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A sign used to display you won't give up, often used with anxiety or depression
Anxiety is supported by me; I support them using the semicolon symbol
by #Supportheirhell January 12, 2018
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A strange symbol who's origins are cloaked in mystery. It is believed to hold magical properties but it's true nature is still unknown mankind.

The world's top historians have found a link that connects the birthplace of all religions back to the semicolon. The earliest semicolon discovered, on Earth, dates back over 800 million years, according to paleontologists. However, images taken from the Mars Rover have also discovered several stone carvings of this mark.

To this date, the only use that scholars and scientists alike have been able to find for the semicolon is to combine it with other punctuation marks, like the closed parenthesis, sometimes separated by a hyphen.
Oh, we;;
(Damn you, Semicolon!!!)

;-)
by Big Rood November 15, 2011
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Microsoft Word seems to think that these should go in every sentence.
What you mean to say:
"I went to the mall, however I got lost, and I had to hitch a ride with my friend, Alan, who likes semicolons. The bastard."

What Microsoft Word says:
"I went to the mall; however, I got lost; I had to hitch a ride with my friend; Alan; he likes semicolons; the bastard.
by nonoit'sjusttherain May 25, 2009
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A type of punctuation most commonly used to separate related independent clauses. They're underused by the majority of the population; however, they are quite helpful and can be very versatile when implemented by a skilled writer.
I have written and submitted my defintion; I expect to be notified upon its addition to the site shortly.

Bitches don't know about my semicolons; but man, those bitches love 'em when they see 'em.
by Red the Ghost August 21, 2010
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The character ";" that you probably never use. It's used to fix comma splicing by separating two independent clauses while still including them in the same sentence. For example:
"I watch My Little Pony, Fluttershy is my favorite character."
can be corrected to
"I watch My Little Pony; Fluttershy is my favorite character."
People also use them in an attempt to sound smart when writing; almost in a condescending way; even if they don't know what they mean; and they never seen to realize how fabricated their writing looks with all the semicolons; and they probably started abusing them after reading classical novels."
English Teacher: "Well done on your 40 billionth argumentative essay, Harold. If I were you, I would put a semicolon there."

Harold: "What the snot is a semicolon?"
by UsefulInfoBeing June 02, 2016
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The term used to refer to erectile problems during anal sex. Primarily, although not exclusively, used to describe a gay man where impotency has struck during intercourse.
Anthony: I'm not feeling anything anymore?
Sebastian: I'm so sorry, I've gone limp.
Anthony: A semi-colon does nothing for me, Sebastian.
by ChrisUK June 22, 2009
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