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    punctuation

    Which punctuation statement is correct?

    1)Vitamin C is good for you. It boosts the immune system.
    2) Vitamin C is good for you; it boosts the immune system.
    3) Vitamin C is good for you, and it boosts the immune system.
    4) All of the above.

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    Re: punctuation

    I think you have posted enough today to expect that the response you'll get: Tellus what you think first. Show us the error, if there is one, on each sentence.
    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: punctuation

    I think all are correct. What do you say?

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    #4

    Re: punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by Halfspeed View Post
    I think all are correct. What do you say?
    They seem OK to me. Is someone saying they're wrong?

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    #5

    Re: punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by Halfspeed View Post
    I think all are correct. What do you say?
    I agree.
    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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    #6

    Re: punctuation

    I agree that all are grammatically correct, but #3 doesn't seem natural to me. I would say "Vitamin C is good for you because it ..."

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