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Terminal comma? [duplicate]

I've always had this question but I didn't know the name for what I wanted to ask until just recently (figured it out while reading a tutorial for the Inform Interactive Fiction system). When using ...
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Why do we use a comma before “and”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comma before last item in a list Often times, I find myself writing sentences like the following: "... to integrate four granularities of features: first, second, ...
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Using a comma before “and” in a list [duplicate]

I am confused as to when commas are supposed to be used before the conjunction and. This question answers it but I am still a bit confused. For instance the following two sentences: I am ...
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A list of something [duplicate]

When I write a list of something. What are the following correct in American style. A, B, and C. A, B and C.
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Should I use the so-called Oxford comma, or not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I put a comma before the last item in a list? Until relatively recent times, I always concluded a series in this manner, eg.: "while walking through the park ...
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Usage of 'and' with commas [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comma before last item in a list I grew up learning British English rules and we were taught that while using commas to list or enumerate items, there should never be a ...
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comma question: (one, two, and three) vs. (one, two and three) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comma before last item in a list When listing items in a sentence, is it more acceptable to omit the comma between the penultimate and last item? (assume there will ...
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Can a comma be used here? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I put a comma before the last item in a list? In the following example, should there be a comma? John has a car, and a motorbike. John has a car and a ...
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Enumerations and conjunctions “and” and “or” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I put a comma before the last item in a list? How do I know if I need to add a comma or not before a conjunction preceding the last item in an enumeration? For ...
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Comma usage for multiple words [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comma before last item in a list Is it correct to write: a,b, or c a,b, and c Is the comma used after b correct?
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Is it alright to use the word “and” immediately after a comma? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I put a comma before the last item in a list? I was taught in my school that the following is wrong: Tom, Dick, and Harry went to school on Thursday. ...
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When do I add a comma before an “and”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I put a comma before the last item in a list? Sometimes, I see an extra comma before an "and" but I don't know when I should and should not add a comma before an ...
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Comma or no comma before the word “and” [duplicate]

I'm curious about whether to use comma before "and". Some people told me that using comma to connect two different sentences and two different subjects. Please provide some examples to explain the ...
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Comma usage in a series of three [duplicate]

Which is correct comma usage in the following sentence? It is time to shake, rattle , and roll. It is time to shake, rattle and roll.
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proper way to use a comma separating 3 (or more) words in a sentence [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I put a comma before the last item in a list? Proper English writing is not my strong point so I thought I'd post a question here. Using the following as an ...

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