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Comma, comma, comma chameleon: why the comma is the most difficult of all punctuation marks

I hope everybody has a friend like Sam. I’m so lucky to have had her as my first mentor when training to be an English teacher. She’s a true force of nature: unashamedly authentic, arrestingly articulate, and always challenging people’s BS - no matter which direction it’s blowing in from. She’s clever and warm and confident, and yesterday, after reading my semi-colon post, she asked for a post on commas. All this is to say that if Sam - the woman I want to be when I grow up - would like to get commas straightened out, then there is no shame in anyone wanting to clear up commas in their writing toolkit…

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