Tag: comma rules

  • What Is a Comma Splice and Why Should You Care?

    What Is a Comma Splice and Why Should You Care?

    Before I embarked on the glamorous, jewel-encrusted life of a freelancer, I taught college English for close to a decade. Over the course of those nine luxurious, champagne-soaked years of commuting from one side of Chicago to the other on my yacht and getting paid in rubies and Kanye West concert tickets, I graded a…

  • Your Complete Guide to Comma Rules

    Your Complete Guide to Comma Rules

    If you’ve heard that joke about a panda bear entering a restaurant and eating, shooting, and leaving, you know that the difference between “eats, shoots and leaves” and “eats shoots and leaves” matters. This example is more disturbing than the punctuation errors that most of us make, but it isn’t the only time that an…