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Yardman



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Post 27 Jan 2012, 20:08
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MHajduk



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LOL Laughing

To me, a comma before "and" is kinda overkill, I may be wrong here though.

Different languages have different punctuation rules. For example, in Polish language we usually don't put commas before conjunctions such as "and" and "or". There is one special case when we can do it: when you enumerate something accordingly to the scheme: "A and B, and C, and D ...". As you can see, the comma appears before the second and following conjunctions, never before the first. Wink
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HAHA, That's great! My teachers always told me not to use a comma before and when I wrote, who's laughing now Laughing

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Post 28 Jan 2012, 04:28
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Well I hardly ever have any of those things for breakfast so it doesn't bother me how it is written. Razz
Post 28 Jan 2012, 04:55
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revolution wrote:
Well I hardly ever have any of those things for breakfast so it doesn't bother me how it is written. Razz


You mean JavaScript for breakfast Razz
Post 28 Jan 2012, 06:01
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cvtss2sd



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Some teachers say to, some say not to, but it's quite clear that it reduces ambiguity, which is the whole point behind punctuation: to make things clear that can't otherwise be made clear without actually speaking. That which is not necessary for clarity in certain contexts has managed to work itself out of the english language and new rules managed to make themselves in where necessary.
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