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When to use a semicolon? And when not to use one? Those questions come easy when you look at a few examples of how and why semicolons are used the way they are.

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Correct comma usage doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some tips to help you determine when you should be using a comma and when you shouldn’t.


It would be madness to remember every comma rule consciously. We instinctively “know the rules” . And we can just run a spell checker to correct whatever error comes up. The advantage using a web based tool is that these rules are maintained by a community that has committed to enhance and refine the rule sets. You can easily add your own rules to your online spell checker.