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The Nine Comma rules

Comma rule# 1: When separating phrases that don't need to be there.

Example: My pug, Morton, is lazy.

Comma rule #2: When linking two independent clauses with a conjunction.

Example: I'd like to go to Six Flags, but it is my day to clean the bathroom.

Comma rule#3:When you are addressing someone in particular.

Example:Let's eat, Grandma.

Comma rule #4: When making a list.

Example: Peanut butter M&Ms, brussel sprouts, and fried.... anything.

Comma rule #5:When you have more than one adjective modifying a noun.

Example: The brilliant, hilarious Shmoop.

Comma rule #6: After introductory phrases or clauses.

Example: Once we're done with this example, we'll move onto the next one.

Comma rule#7: Dates

Example: December, 31st 2012

Comma rule #8: Closing of a letter

Example: Have a nice school day!

Love, Mom

Comma rule #9: Geographical locations

Example: Sacramento, California

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