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What is this thing called love?

I’ve been proof reading a script and, not for the first time, I have been dismayed by the lack of commas.  Commas change the meaning of a sentence, making the difference between separate clauses and concatenation. 326 more words


a funeral sermon

For Daniel John Banda  22Apr1957 + 16Oct2014

Is25:6-9; Ps23; from Rom7-8; Mt5:4

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 1,886 more words

Island Magic: Let it go...unless it's a misplaced comma.

This is the story of how a misplaced comma very nearly brought down all my plans to publish Island Magic on time. Okay, maybe not really, but it did cause a very frustrating morning for me. 506 more words


Comma-n problems.

I believe in the Oxford comma.

Actually, I don’t think I’ve ever met a comma that I’ve disliked. No, that’s not true. I’ve read Twilight. There was a lot of disdainful grammar. 171 more words

Punctuation Games

Play some games and practise puctuation!

 Comma Chameleon and Magical Capitals © Sheppard Software. Punctuation Game 1 and Trapped! Punctuation © BBC

English Grammar

Review: "Moss Witch and other stories" Sara Maitland (Comma Press, 2013)

Not simply because it’s been a miserably long time since I last posted here but because of the subject to hand, talking about Sara Maitland’s fusions of science and fiction is truly a long-overdue pleasure. 1,153 more words

Dinesh Allirajah