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Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Common (and deadly) errors

Comma Splice
S+V____________, S+V_________________.

John crashed the party, Jim crashed the car.

Fused Sentence
S+V___________ S+V_________________.

John crashed the party Jim crashed the car.

Four Fixes

Fix #1: Period
John crashed the party. Jim crashed the car.

Fix #2: Conjunction
John crashed the party, but Jim crashed the car.

The Conjunctions: Fanboys

For And Nor But Or Yet So

Fix #3: Subordination
Although John crashed the party, Jim crashed the car.

John crashed the party although Jim crashed the car.

"WASABI" words: While/When As Since Although, Because, If...

Fix #4: Semicolon
John crashed the party; Jim crashed the car.