Words such as "oh", or "wow", which are used to indicate an isolated emotion on the part of the speaker, without an explicit grammatical relationship to the rest of the sentence.

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How to use the expression “lo and behold”

How should this expression be used, and what is its origin?
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Is it a splice comma if an interjection-phrase is involved?

It's certainly poor style, if not actually wrong, to join independent clauses with a comma when a semicolon or other punctuation would have sufficed. But interjections are usually offset from other ...
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Interjection “et voilà”

I know et voilĂ  is a French interjection and means there it is. It is very much used in the US. Why is the use of et voilĂ  so popular in the US? Which historical fact has made it so popular?
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“Good bye”, “Bye”, “Bye bye”

I'm a non-native English speaker and sometimes it's hard for me to pick up the right word in some situations. Could you, please, explain when it's better to use "goodbye" for ending a conversation, ...