what does a comma mean

See example:

People don't realise that it is making them unhealthy and can lead to several problems in their lives such as obesity and unsociable behaviour, the reason is that television can be quite addictive for some people.
asked Nov 12 '12 at 19:29 zack New member

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Zack, a comma sets apart different parts of a sentence.  You can find a great amount of information on the comma here:


In your example sentence, the comma should be a period to end the sentence and start a new one.

link comment answered Nov 12 '12 at 20:02 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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