The Grammar Goddess Guide to Punctuation .


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The Grammar Goddess Guide to Punctuation. Cathy Greenwood Cfgreenwd@aol.com Ruth Townsend Story ruthTstory@mindspring.com Visit the Grammar Goddesses at our website www.thegrammargoddesses.com. Punctuation: the stitching that holds the fabric of language together.
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The Grammar Goddess Guide to Punctuation Cathy Greenwood Cfgreenwd@aol.com Ruth Townsend Story ruthTstory@mindspring.com Visit the Grammar Goddesses at our site www.thegrammargoddesses.com

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Punctuation: the sewing that holds the texture of dialect together. A lady, without her man, is nothing. alternately A lady: without her, man is nothing. Charles the First strolled and talked thirty minutes after his take was cut off. on the other hand Charles the First strolled and talked. 30 minutes after, his take was cut off.

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Commas do have any kind of effect 1."In inconvenience? Contact John Jacob Jingleheimer & Smith today." or? Contact John, Jacob, Jingleheimer, & Smith today. 2. Eats, Shoots and Leaves or? Eats Shots and Leaves 3. Gotten some information about the Earth Lyndon Johnson a learner educator applying for an occupation said he could show it level or he could show it round. then again Asked about the Earth, Lyndon Johnson, a learner instructor applying for a vocation, said he could show it level or he could show it round. 4. Macbeth: "Go get him, specialists!" or "Go, get him, specialists." 5.The understudies in Mrs. Pumpkin\'s class who got A\'s were exceptionally cheerful. Alternately The understudies in Mrs. Pumpkin\'s class, who got A\'s, were extremely glad. California white wines Wisconsin cheddar The grande ladies of Charleston

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Commas con\'t. 6.Leonora strolled on her head, somewhat higher than common. on the other hand Leonora strolled on, her head somewhat higher than common. 7.The driver figured out how to escape from the vehicle before it sank and swam to the waterway bank. on the other hand The driver figured out how to escape from the vehicle, before it sank, and swam to the waterway bank. 8. Try not to figure, utilize a clock or watch. then again Don\'t figure; utilize a clock, or watch. 9. The convict said the judge is frantic. then again The convict, said the judge, is distraught.

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Commas and Non-key Clauses I\'ve been hitched for a long time to my cherished Jane, who was the young lady nearby. I truly married the young lady who lived adjacent. Noah chose to manufacture an ark that would oblige two of every animal on the earth. Noah\'s significant other said the thought was nutty, which it was by all accounts, until the downpours started. Miss Muffit sat on a tuffit, which sounds senseless to me. Miss Muffit sat on the tuffit that had a place with the arachnid that sat down adjacent to her.

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Commas or simi-colons in an arrangement My Aunt Lois\' homestead breakfast included squeezed orange, drain, rolls and sauce, bacon or ham and eggs, crusty fruit-filled treat and pecan pie, and gallons of hot espresso. For occasion present indexes look at White Flower Farm for the finest determination of amaryllis anyplace, yet arrange ahead of schedule for ensured decisions; L.L.Bean\'s uncommon Christmas list for garments, brandishing gear, and home things; and Wind and Weather for bizarre presents, for example, climate instruments and garden adornments, for the individual who has everything.

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The Apostrophe Make the Corrections 1.Salem Woman\'s Club 2. We welcomed the Jones\', Walter\'s, and Storys to the gathering. 3. Kid\'s Room Girl\'s Room 4. Monster Kid\'s Playground 5. Say thanks to God its Friday. 6. The FBI\'s documents contain data on CEOs and UFOs. It\'s all on CDS.

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Other punctuation issues—would you be able to spot them? 1. On the off chance that his mom consents to Jack\'s climbing the beanstalk, I\'ll send a camera team right out. 2. Can you envision Kennedy voting to affirm Roberts? (Kennedy\'s) 3. Jonah declining to go to Nineveh landed him in the stomach of the whale. (Jonah\'s) 4. Cleo despises that her guppies eat their infants. (Cleo abhors her guppies\' eating their infants. ) 5. I adore Mrs. Pumpkin kidding with us. ( Pumpkin\'s)

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The Lobster and the Cat When the tired feline meandered into the kitchen, he strolled directly into a lobster! "Escape my direction, you fuzzy cat," requested the enormous revolting animal. (feline) (lobster) (feline) (lobster)

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The warmed contention was all of a sudden hindered by the sound of quick drawing closer strides. (feline) (lobster) (feline) Moral: Pride goeth before a bubble.

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The Lobster and the Cat When the sluggish feline meandered into the kitchen, he strolled directly into a lobster!" "Get out of my way, you textured cat," requested the huge monstrous animal . (feline) (lobster) (feline) (lobster) The warmed contention was abruptly hindered by the sound of quick drawing nearer strides. (feline) (lobster) (feline) Moral: Pride goeth before a bubble.

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