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Chapter 28. Mark Me: Punctuation > Big Man on Campus: The Comma - Pg. 325

Mark Me: Punctuation 325 Write Angles Remember that the coordinating conjunctions are and, but, for, nor, or, so, yet. · Use a comma to set off a direct quotation. Examples: Rodney Dangerfield's best one-liners: A girl phoned me the other day and said, "Come on over, there's nobody home." I went over. Nobody was home. "I could tell that my parents hated me," he said. "My bath toys were a toaster and a radio." Word Watch