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    Should words "Though", "However", "Unfotunately", "Usually", "Although", etc be followed by comma at the beginnign of sentences?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ndexter View Post
    Should the words "though", "however", "unfortunately", "usually", "although" etc be followed by a comma at the beginning of sentences?
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    Not necessarily. It depends on the rest of the sentence. A comma will be required at some point in the sentence, but it's not always directly after the words you have quoted. "Though" and "although" would never have a comma directly after them. For example:

    However, the film was lost when the family moved house.
    However tall he might be, he still can't reach the top shelf.

    Although I like pizza, I couldn't eat it every day.

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