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What Commas Can Tell You

My sister, Jane, and I went to the museum. It is just the two of them, no other sisters. While it is great that we now know the sister’s name, the meaning of the sentence does not change. My sister Jane … Continue reading

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Commas, Essential or Non-Essential Personnel

Commas are called to duty to surround non-restrictive clauses. A non-restrictive clause adds  non-essential information to the sentence, i.e. the meaning of the sentence remains clear if the non-restictive clause is deleted. The April issue of the magazine, which was displayed by … Continue reading

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