Tag Archive: Comma

Dec 21

The Evolution Of The Comma

“The comma at first looked just like the number seven, then slowly evolved into a slash mark or virgule, and, eventually, was altered into its present form.”-From, “the Grammar Bible” By: Michael Strumpf and Auriel Douglas

Jul 17

Rules Of Grammar: What Is A Comma Splice?

A comma splice incorrectly connects independent clauses with a comma. Here are some examples from the Purdue OWL Engagement website: Comma Splice: My family bakes together nearly every night, we then get to enjoy everything we make together. •Correction 1: My family bakes together nearly every night. We then get to enjoy everything we make …

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