March 27th, 2009

M Grammar

Grammar 101: Punctuation for Pauses, Omissions, and Parentheticals

In the previous punctuation post, skroberts discussed terminal punctuation—punctuation that ends sentences—and punctuation that is used to hang related thoughts together. In this post I'll be discussing punctuation that is used to give additional information, as in a parenthetical, punctuation that is used to pause or omit, and the almighty comma.

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