Colons? What are "Colons" ?
By~ Vantasia Tolbert
Uses of a Colon~
You may be required to bring many items: sleeping bags, pans, and warm clothing.
2) Use a colon to introduce a direct quotation.
The author of Touched, Jane Straus, wrote in the first chapter:
3) Use a colon to follow the salutation of a business letter.
Dear Ms. Rodriguez:
I want an assistant who can do the following: input data, write reports, and complete tax forms.