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    Comma

    "Democratic countries usually have a 'legislature' or 'parliament,' which has the power to make new laws or change old ones."

    Could one make a case that the "which" clause is restrictive and the comma after "parliament" thus wrong?

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    Re: Comma

    I think you could make the case, though I think a case could equally be made for the non-restrictive view, so without more context, I think that arguing it's wrong would be tricky.

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