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Comma splices are becoming more common - Business Insider

“More and more people are communicating with comma splices,”says Bryan A. Garner.  “It could be that comma splices will soon be somehow considered standard.”

A good article about “Bad English” 55 more words

Writing

,

word vomit

spewed across this page

sweep up with a comma,

the cusp and slight

deranged half-slash

diagonal to all

that’s perpendicular in state.

Poetry

Ode to the Comma

Oh comma, there’s nowhere you haven’t lain

On park benches, sailboats, and billboards

In pudding vats, vestries, and pain

Slut.

Sluts know what they want, though… 94 more words

Poetry

Commas and Zeros

A unit is a single number which remains that way until you add another. When two numbers are put together (1, 2 = 12), it becomes a ten which builds into a hundred (3 numbers) then a thousand (4 numbers) and the increase continues. 524 more words

Grammarly...my newest toy!

My newest toy is a free program called “Grammarly” -an extension to Google Chrome. The word “free” is a magical world to me, I got curious and had to download it.   387 more words

Writing And Prompts

The Comma Splice Situation

Something about the comma splice vexes me.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way—in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.

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Steve Bargdill

Comma Rule: Appositives

Appositives are nouns or phrases that rename a noun that precedes them. Use a comma to separate appositives from the nouns they rename.

Correct
Clyve, the intern, was infatuated with smoothies, his one true love. 109 more words

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