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The Comma Part 6: An overview of when and how to use a comma

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Jul 23, 2020 3:49:42 AM

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The Comma Part 5: The Subordinate Clause Explained

“Sub” is a Latin prefix meaning “beneath.” A subordinate is an individual who is lower in rank than someone else. A ...

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Nov 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM

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The Comma Part 4: The Semicolon and Colon Explained

One technique for fixing a comma splice is to take the simple step of exchanging the comma for a period or a...

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Oct 30, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Grammar

The Comma Part 3: Coordinate Conjunctions Explained

In my last blog, I wrote about the comma splice and the three possible corrections writers can apply. But it’s worth...

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Oct 9, 2019 10:30:00 AM

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The Comma Part 2: What's a Comma Splice?

In my last blog, I wrote about the two main functions of commas. First, they show readers where to pause and take a...

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Advisor & Content Expert

Sep 18, 2019 10:30:00 AM

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