Usage of "nothing, but"
The following bothers me: "the radio played nothing, but static"
As I read that, the first part makes sense, then that comma introduces something which completely throws me out of phase. It should not be there, but I cannot quite state why; something about restrictive clauses should not be bound by commas? Or is this a type of usage that is acceptable in various parts of the English speaking world?
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