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Saturday, October 15, 2011

More on buts and commas

As I went over in an earlier post, if you have a sentence with but, and then an action or feeling or some kind of response or insight, always put a but, comma.

Times you should not do this are in these examples:

It was but noon when the people gave the heard of cats treats.