Commas and the word "so"


Example: Nothing in me is normal, so nothing in my diary should be normal. Is the comma in this sentence in its correct place?

comma Word Sentence grammar asked Sep 08 '12 at 11:38 user22 New member

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Yes. In your sentence "so" is a conjunction being used to join two independent clauses (complete sentences).  When a conjunction (and, but, so ...) joins two independent clauses, a comma is required.

link comment answered Sep 08 '12 at 14:30 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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