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    #1

    Is there a comma splice in this sentence?

    Clean yourself, you look dirty.

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    #2

    Re: Is there a comma splice in this sentence?

    Yes, I'd call that a comma splice.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: Is there a comma splice in this sentence?

    So would I.

    Replace the comma with a semicolon.

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    #4

    Re: Is there a comma splice in this sentence?

    Both respondents were correct.

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    #5

    Re: Is there a comma splice in this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lorenzo66 View Post
    Both respondents were correct.
    Imagine our relief!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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