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Deepurple

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"He entered a shop which sells cards, calendars, wrapping paper etc. (,) and talked with the shop keeper."

In the above sentence, shall we add an comma after etc.?

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"He entered a shop which sells cards, calendars, wrapping paper etc. (,) and talked with the shop keeper."

In the above sentence, shall we add an comma after etc.?

Thanks.

No, there is no need of a comma after etc.
I am not sure about other places, but in India, we also use a comma before etc.

"He entered a shop which sells cards, calendars, wrapping paper, etc. and talked with the shop keeper."
 
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