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    Default The use of comma in non-restrictive relative clauses

    I have a question about the use of comma in the sentences below.


    [A] Pastoralism means the raising of the domesticated animals such as cows and sheep, all of which produce milk and meat.

    [B] Pastoralism means the raising of the domesticated animals such as cows and sheep all of which produce milk and meat.


    Sentence [A] and sentence [B] differs in the use of comma in front of "all of which~."

    I know sentence [A] is accurate. What about sentence [B]? Is it UNGRAMMATICAL? Or it's just LESS acceptable?

    Thanks for your answers.

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    Default Re: The use of comma in non-restrictive relative clauses

    Hi

    It's best to keep the comma where it is. Without it, the sentence reads too long. Give the reader a break, a pause.


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