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The Comma

The presence of a comma, or its absence, can cause different interpretations of a written sentence. It is thus of vast importance, particularly in legal documents. The comma tells the reader to pause. Some writers can tell where commas belong by reading their sentences aloud and inserting commas where there seems to be a natural pause. This only works, however, if you read a sentence carefully and accurately.

Series

Commas are used to separate nouns in a series or adjectives in a series of the same rank modifying the same noun:


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