Punctuation Error In "Eats, Shoots & Leaves...
This doesn't arise very much these days, though, does it? I wonder why? The second...
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Simple Or Compound Sentence?
I queued for over an hour at the counter but still could not get a ticket. I did...
Period Ouside Of Quotation Marks?
I raised this question about 7 years ago in this NG. I remember the answer but not...
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"Yet" As "However"
I work with some wonderful copy editors. Yet I want to encourage them to stop doing...
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A Very Weird Exercise
I've just seen such an exercise: Put commas where necessary to make the sentence...
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Compound, Complex Sentences And Commas
Hi, I have asked similar questions here before, so please forgive me while I wrestle...
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Too Many Commas...
What legitimate sentences could include more than a few commas? Examples? Thanks...
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A Sentence Construct I Have Not Encountered...
In a novel by Colleen McCullough I encounter this sentence: "Now I know why we leave...
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Commas Or Not
I would like to read your opinion about whether or not to use commas in the following...
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Weak Interruptions - Trask Et. Al.
L. Trask and others make use of the words `weak interruption' to define when bracketing...
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Implied Bias Through Quotation Marks....
Is there a solution to the problem the newsmedia's constant use of quotation marks...
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Spaces Round Em Rule?
In a sentence such as this one which has em rules, should there be spaces before...
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"I'm Good" Or "I'm Fine"?
I said "I am good." She said I should have said, "I am fine." To me, this is six...
The Question Mark/Comma/Quotation Mark...
My colleague and I have been wondering about this for a while...If you're referring...
Comma Usage For Implied Subject?
I have some sentences that are navigation instructions to the reader. There are composed...
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Placement Of Comma After "But"
Hi, In proofing revises I came across this sentence: "Yes, the test is hard but,...
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Because In Complex Sentence
When "because" is used as a sentence conjunction in a complex sentence, is a comma...
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Two (And)’S In One Sentence, Separation...
Hello, Can please someone advise, is the below sentence correct ‘A high, accelerating...
Comma + Ing?
I would like to get some better understanding about the grammar. For example,...
Sentence Review Please
All right, I know I've been taught proper usage/punctuation of "etc" but I forgot...
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