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    When I am in a hurry, tired, cold, lazy, or angry I sometimes leave out punctuation m

    In the above sentence, you may see a comma between the words lazy and or. As for correct punctuation, I believe putting a comma that place is wrong. Am I right? I have collected it from a website. If needed I will put here.

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    Re: When I am in a hurry, tired, cold, lazy, or angry I sometimes leave out punctuati

    You are not correct.
    Look up "the Oxford comma" or "the serial comma."

    You can use it. You can omit it. Just be consistent.
    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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    Re: When I am in a hurry, tired, cold, lazy, or angry I sometimes leave out punctuati

    Not only is not wrong, many people, myself included, prefer it. There are constructions in which omitting it causes confusion. In my experience, always using it causes no problems at all.

    See here: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/edu...comma-pictures

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