The three items in the list may be words, phrases, or clauses. Unless there is another reason for a … [Read more...] about Commas-List 3 or More Items
Correlative conjunctions offer a choice: “either A … or B”“neither C … nor D”“both E … and … [Read more...] about Choice of 2 items or actions, good or bad
Just when you think you have the rules sorted out, a situation arises that doesn't quite fit any of … [Read more...] about Comma-“So,” “Not,” “Too,” “The More”
Speaking TO a person In written conversation, identify the person (or penguin) spoken TO by … [Read more...] about A Person’s Name Demands a Comma When Spoken TO
Commas separate items in a list, dependent clauses from independent clauses, explanations, and … [Read more...] about Commas Separate and Isolate
— , ( ) Non-essential (explanatory) information The contents of the egg shell are what matter, … [Read more...] about Explanatory Details: Long Dashes vs. Commas vs. Parentheses?
Essential clauses or phrases define or identify without commas. Non-essential clauses or phrases … [Read more...] about Essential vs. Non-essential Information