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    Connecting two complete sentences with a comma

    Ex:

    "Happiness is not a destination, it's a journey."


    The above connects two complete sentences with a comma. I am assuming that it's grammatically wrong (strictly formal writing wise?).

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    Re: Connecting two complete sentences with a comma

    You can make two separate sentences or use a semicolon (;).
    * Use a semicolon when you want to make a bond between two statements, typically when they are related to or contrast with one another


    Here is a great explanation by Todl
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...l-clauses.html


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