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    hello,

    my question is that in the following usage of the word "or," do we always need a comma before " or"

    acrophobia, or fear of great heights. :)

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    Default Re: the usage of "or"

    Quote Originally Posted by paula
    hello,

    my question is that in the following usage of the word "or," do we always need a comma before " or"

    acrophobia, or fear of great heights. :)
    Oh, yes. If you didn't have the comma there it would suggest that acrophobia and fear of great heights might be two different things.

    :)

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