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Comma, Comma, Comma, Chameleon
Monday, July 15, 2013 by Clay Jars Publishing


The end of his tail is shaped like an upside down comma!


Dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s maybe second nature to you but what about your commas?

Years ago the recording artist Boy George and Culture Club gave us a song called Karma Chameleon. And just as a chameleon is a lizard with the ability to change colors, a comma is a punctuation mark that has the ability to change the rhythm, flow, and meaning of a sentence.


Incorrect:     Tell the truth Sara, I’ve had enough of your nonsense! (What or who is a truth Sara? Sounds like some kind of serum you might use to get real answers).

                                                                       
Correct: Tell the truth, Sara, I’ve had enough of your nonsense! (Names being address in a direct manner need to be set apart by commas).

Get the point?


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