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Rules for Using Comma

A comma is used to distinguish direct quotations. Ex.: Samuel Butler said, “God cannot alter the past, but historians can.” “Get out of your car,” the cop ordered. “I need to talk to you.”

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Rules for Using Colon

We feel strongly about the punctuation we interact with in our daily lives. Today, we learn something about the @ that we did not know, leading us to wonder about the personality traits of our other favorite grammatical marks?

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Rules for Using Semicolon

Punctuation can be both the great love and the occasional bane of a writer's existence, and it's not strange that a love affair may crop up with regard to one of those marks—or, contrarily, perhaps a great hatred may grow.

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A FiveThirtyEight poll that I choose to consider definitive finds that of Americans do prefer to use the Oxford comma. The Oxford comma is popular, beloved, and correct. Its opponents are crude, unpoetic and awkward. [Pic: Shutterstock]

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Wrong Placement of Adverbs

Wrong Placement of Adverbs Rule: When both adverb of time and adverb of place are to be used in a sentence, adverb of place should come first. Incorrect Usage: We had a meeting with the client yesterday here. Correct Usage: We had a meeting with the client here yesterday.

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Rules for Using Semicolon

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Rules for Using Comma

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A comma together with a conjunction connects two independent clauses. Ex.: His leg was injured, so he couldn’t run fast. He had many cars, yet he chose to travel by bus.

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