Saturday, April 29, 2017

and comma

A compound subject consists of two or more subjects. Commas separate the subjects when there are three or more. A compound subject with only two items requires no puctuation to separate them.

Incorrect Drug screening, and a background check must be performed.
Correct Drug screening and a background check must be performed.
Correct Drug screening, a background check, and a credit report must be performed.

Incorrect Jared, and Ann will be leaving for their honeymoon.
Correct Jared and Ann will be leaving for their honeymoon.

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