What is a Comma?

What is a Comma?

The comma is the most important punctuation mark for ensuring clarity in a sentence, but it is often incorrectly used. Follow our helpful comma rules to ensure you are using commas correctly.
Using Commas

Using Commas

In our earlier article we learned that commas remove ambiguity and ensure that the reader understands the meaning the author wants to convey. Let's continue looking at some additional grammatical constructions that call for comma usage.
Understanding Punctuation

Understanding Punctuation

Words are words and those annoying little punctuation marks can't be that important...can they? Scribendi's editors offer solutions to common punctuation errors.
The Semicolon and Colon

The Semicolon and Colon

Check out our free advice on two tricky punctuation marks: the semicolon and colon.
How to Use Apostrophes

How to Use Apostrophes

Let's examine some of the rules that dictate when apostrophes are used and where they should be placed in a word.
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