Talk:Comma

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What I'm trying to get at is these sorts of errors I've just seen on a blog (my emphasis):

While I started off not liking this episode so much, by the time it was over, and the Doctor saves the day again, it was pretty damn good. Even though it was cheaper than most episodes and hopefully this will be, this year’s “Love and Monsters”. Although I doubt it. As for the “Face Of Boe” the secret he imparts is, that the Doctor is not alone, as in, he is not the only Timelord left. This opens up great number of possibilities in the series, while it’s even money the Master will return, I’m betting on Romana, I would give my left elbow, to see Lala Ward come back on the show.

I need better examples and a proper explanation! -- JoachimNoreiko 13:31, 14 June 2007 (BST)

Found a great example on Wikipedia:

Upper respiratory tract infections are the most common infectious diseases among adults, who have two to four respiratory infections annually. [1]

Compare with the original:

Upper respiratory tract infections are the most common infectious diseases among adults who have two to four respiratory infections annually.

The lack of the comma means the 'who...' part isn't separated from 'adults' and so 'adults who...' forms all one NP, instead of the 'who' introducing a clause. -- JoachimNoreiko 10:22, 24 December 2007 (GMT)