Do you use this punctuation mark?

The main task of the semicolon (that’s this little punctuation mark here ;) is to mark a break that is stronger than a comma, but not as final as a full stop (or period in American English).

You might like to see how it’s used here (link to:

The em dash

The long dash (also called the em dash) is a punctuation mark often used in informal writing. You can see it here (link

The em dash is typically used without spaces on either side. However, most newspapers (and all who follow the AP style) use the em dash with a single space on each side.