Mechanics - Punctuation - Dashes
Use dashes to show hesitation.
I--I--I don't know what you mean!
Dashes are used to give emphasis to written ideas and are typed by using two hyphens. They should be used sparingly.
Instructions: Use dashes where they are needed in the following sentences.
1. You you you are the one who did it.
2. I heard him say, "Oh oh oh my head!"
3. I I I didn't mean to do it.
4. Well well well I guess I can try to help with it.
5. Soon very soon we should be there.