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Punctuation (also known as interpunction) is a system of standards for written language to reduce ambiguity in communication. These rules are typically not included in spoken language.
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,Just when you think you have the rules sorted out, a situation arises that doesn't quite fit any of … [Read more...] about To Comma or Not with “so,” “not,” “too,” or “the more”
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Despite common usage, "nor" follows "neither." "Either" pairs with "or."When using correlative … [Read more...] about Commas—Correlative Conjunctions
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