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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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Comma before "and" which is being used after a list of items containing other and/s [duplicate]

I am confused about whether one should put a comma before an "and" which is being used after a list of items containing at least one other "and". I don't use the Oxford comma, and I feel it's not ...
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Listing two people and yourself [duplicate]

"My brothers, my cousins, and I" "My brothers, my cousins and I" Which one is correct?
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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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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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"Please join me, my family and [my] crew." Can the second "my" be left out? [duplicate]

Is it proper to say: Please join me, my family and crew in celebrating my Bat Mitzvah? Or should there be a 'my' before crew?
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Including a comma at the end of a list before a dependent clause [duplicate]

I have this sentence on my resume: Develop the front-end of a platform using HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap to connect people and systems Is there a comma after Bootstrap? I wanted to elaborate on the ...
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Do I place a comma after the word Dad or is it correct as is? [duplicate]

Dearest Gabriella, You are an amazing daughter! We are so proud of all that you have accomplished. Congratulations on your graduation. Wishing you all the success and happiness the world has to offer....
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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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time-sensitive documents, goods, articles or cargo [duplicate]

time-sensitive documents, goods, articles or cargo In the phrase reproduced above, does it mean that only documents are time-sensitive or does time-sensitive apply to goods, articles and cargo as ...
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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, third, ...
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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 yesterday, ...
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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 motorbike. Are ...
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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 comma ...
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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 example,...
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