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    Rule for comma in front of and

    She appears frail, and sad, but in no acute distress.

    Is this grammatically correct and what is the correct rule for using commas before the word "and"?

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    Re: Rule for comma in front of and

    Quote Originally Posted by Debra Kirk View Post
    She appears frail, and sad, but in no acute distress.

    Is this grammatically correct and what is the correct rule for using commas before the word "and"?
    The comma between "frail" and "and sad" is unnecessary. The comma after "sad" is OK, though many would omit it.

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