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    From: (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Freedom of speech
    Date: 5/22/2000 12:32:00 PM  

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>But being a writer and knowing how to punctuate sentences you know that a
>means a new clause or thought. , THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO KEEP AND BEAR
>SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED. Look it up in the numerous writing style books.

>A comma
>initiates a new clause or thought into a paragraph or sentence.

No it doesn't. A comma paves the way for clarifications of or expansions on
the first thought. If it's a NEW thought, it's followed by either a semi
colon, a colon or a period.

Sorry, but you're wrong.

(Which, above, by your reasoning, would mean "sorry" has nothing to do with
"but you're wrong," and you could assume that I was referring to something ELSE
you were wrong about. Doesn't work that way.)


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