Correct use of commas


We were always taught that a comma was NOT to be placed before "and" - only if a list of things like: peanuts, candy, tie clips and ribbon

See example:

I write often to friends and I will say something like:
asked Feb 04 '13 at 16:21 Mary Ann Falkenberg New member

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The two independent clause are joined by a conjunction "and". So a comma is very much essential.

I often write to friends, and I will say something like:

link comment answered Feb 04 '13 at 16:58 sanjay Expert

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