Use of Dashes

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Recently we made use of a two line subtitle on an advertising page with a dash. There is a disagreement over the usage of the dash instead of a colon.

 

Tickets are -

$15 each for conference games

 

Is this correct or should it have been...

 

Tickets are:

$15 each for conference games

 

Another possibility is that it should not have had either of these punctuations....

 

Tickets are $15 each

for conference games

 

 

What is your opinion?

asked Nov 29 '12 at 14:46 Bobbi New member

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There is no need to break the sentence with a colon or a dash.  You should use neither one (your third option).

link comment answered Nov 29 '12 at 15:08 David Contributor

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