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  1. The English House of Commas This set of slides will illustrate the most common uses of one of the most common punctuation marks: Adfa;jfd;adnfalfandlfnalnannn THE COMMA

  2. The English House of Commas Use commons when: Listing 3 or more things Before a conjunction to separate 2 sentences To set of f sentence introductions. Separating cities, states, and countries Separating the numbers in dates Separating titles after a person’s name Put commas around phrases that interrupt the sentence Adfa;jfd;adnfalfandlfnalnannn

  3. The English House of Commas Use a comma when listing 3 or more things Adfa;jfd;adnfalfandlfnalnannn My favorite uses of the Internet are sending e-mail, surfing the Web, and using chat rooms.

  4. The English House of Commas Use a comma and a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for, yet, so) to separate two sentences Adfa;jfd;adnfalfandlfnalnannn Aaron is looking forward to the game, but his sore ankle will keep him from playing Our team is very good but their team is better.

  5. The English House of Commas Use a comma to set off introductory elements. Adfa;jfd;adnfalfandlfnalnannn Anxious about the upcoming winter, settlers began to bicker among themselves about supplies. In the winter of 1644, nearly half the settlers died of starvation or exposure.

  6. The English House of Commas Use a comma to set off states and countries, years (in a full date), titles, etc. Adfa;jfd;adnfalfandlfnalnannn The conference was originally set for Geneva, Switzerland. Their wedding date was set for August 5, 2000, in the college chapel in Newton, Massachusetts. Tashonda Klondike, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, submitted the committee’s final report.