2 edition of Comma in the ear found in the catalog.
Comma in the ear
|Statement||by Gene Frumkin.|
|LC Classifications||PS3556.R8 C65 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 139 p.|
|Number of Pages||139|
Reading is a critical skill, especially for would-be leaders. Become a better, more informed leader by devouring these inspiring, 15 best leadership books. As far as comma use goes, my students play it by ear. I see this most dramatically in sentences that start with conjunctions like “And,” “But” and “So.” (Your junior high school English teacher may have told you never to start a sentence with a conjunction.
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Gene Frumkin's most experimental book, Comma in the Ear is a remarkable achievement on all counts. His grasp of the complexity of language is far-reaching, and his ear is impeccable. flag Like see review/5.
Comma in the Ear Paperback – Decem by Gene Frumkin (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Gene Frumkin. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference.
[Truss, Lynne, Timmons, Bonnie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!/5(). Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frumkin, Gene. Comma in the ear. Albuquerque, NM: Living Batch Press, © (OCoLC) In antiquity, texts were usually read aloud or recited from memory by orators, and so the rule that you “put a comma in whenever you take a breath” can be traced back to the earliest days of reading and writing.
By contrast, though, I recently found a very old book which was liberally sprinkled with commas that any twenty-first-century reader would find unneeded. Gordon Havens on J pm. C’mon, kids. Comma usage should rely on common sense, not contrary rules. Rich Wheeler on J pm. Danny beat me to it.
Comma with an Appositive. An appositive is a word or phrase that refers to the same thing as another noun in the same sentence.
Often, the appositive provides additional information about the noun or helps to distinguish it in some way. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation is a non-fiction book written by Lynne Truss, the former host of BBC Radio 4's Cutting a Dash programme.
In the book, published inTruss bemoans the state of punctuation in the United Kingdom and the United States and describes how Comma in the ear book are being relaxed in today's society. Her goal is to remind readers of the. When using the word too, you only need to use a comma before it for emphasis.
According to The Chicago Manual of Style, a comma before too should be used only to note an abrupt shift in thought.
When the too comes in the middle of a sentence, emphasis is almost always intended since it interrupts the natural flow of the sentence. The final comma in a list of items is known as an Oxford comma or serial comma.
Some writers omit it, but doing so can cause confusion. In the example immediately above, the serial comma makes it clear that the writer is taking two separate economics courses next semester.
Omitting the serial comma makes this unclear. Monica’s book the rabbit’s ears the hamster’s cage Verbs 1. A verb is a word that expresses action or a state of being and is necessary to make a statement.
A verb will fit one or more of these sentences: He _____. We _____. She _____ it. He knows. We walk. She sees it. An action verb tells what someone or something does. The two types. The student’s book If a singular noun ends with an s or z sound, you may just add an apostrophe or an apostrophe and s.
Choose the one that sounds better to your ear. Thomas’ book or Thomas’s book In both cases the book belongs to Thomas. F O O T T N O E Apostrophe. Comma rules: To comma, or not to comma.
As a diehard Oxford comma loyalist, this ruling made my day. While many of the sites I write for as a freelance blogger follow AP style (including this one), which is sans-serial comma, I still sneak one in when it seems needed to avoid potential confusion.
This case backs up that habit as more than just an old-school tic I haven’t yet let go. 90 quotes from Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation: ‘A panda walks into a cafe. He orders a sandwich, eats it, then draws a. Mary Norris began working at The New Yorker in and was a query proofreader at the magazine for twenty-four has written for The Talk of the Town and foron topics.
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Example: The girl's bicycle Commentary: The apostrophe indicates that one bicycle belongs to one girl. The comma-splice and run-on sentence (and the fused sentence, as a variant is called) are all examples of the problem in which two or more sentences are improperly joined.
In the typical comma-splice sentence, two sentences are joined by a comma without an. The Case of the Missing Comma A related issue is the epidemic of missing commas after parenthetical phrases or appositives — that is, self-enclosed material that’s within a sentence, but not essential to its meaning.
The following sentences all lack a necessary comma. Can you spot where? My father, who gave new meaning to the expression “hard working” never took a vacation.*Professor Benson, grinning from ear to ear, announced that the exam would be tomorrow.
*Tom, the captain of the team, was injured in the game. It is up to you, Jane, to finish. *She was, however, too tired to make the trip.
Two hundred dollars, I think, is sufficient.The case for using the Oxford comma. (and the title of a book about English grammar): but these folks can be additional eyes and ears for you and connected to companies that are currently.