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COMMA SPLICE

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Caroline Thompson

on 10 January 2013

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Transcript of COMMA SPLICE

I'll splice you up you independent
clauses! This is the sword of the
splice Actions speak louder than words - If you think
it's spliced, gesture with you sword! When you splice up a sentence with a comma, it is because you aren't using the correct punctuation,
As the reliable source of Wikipedia states
"Although acceptable in some languages and compulsory in others, comma splices are usually considered style errors in English." To splice is not nice The alien barged through the door, he was
going to shoot.
Split the sentence into two separate
sentences, using a full stop.
Use a connective.
Use a semi-colon!

How to avoid a good old splicing After visiting the cinema, we are intending to go to the pub.
There are many reasons to visit Greece, the beaches are lovely and the people are friendly.
This is a lovely cake, you must give me the recipe one day.
I'll never be able to buy a house, prices these days are just ridiculous.
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