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Review the #1 comma rule we use today in examples from Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"

Review the #1 comma rule we use today in examples from Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"

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    • Coming to Terms …with commas 
    • When do you use a comma?
    • What is the common denominator?
      • He would not hold his peace for anyone, but he told his churl’s tale his own way…
      • He didn’t stop to sell his bread and ale, but he came down flop upon the floor and fainted right away.
      • This fellow had a dream, and as he lay in bed it seemed he heard his comrade call
    • Why?
      • He would not hold his peace for anyone
      he told his churl’s tale his own way… , but . but ,
    • So, what’s the rule?
      • Add a comma and a conjunction to join two independent clauses.
      Time to Check He didn’t stop to sell his bread and ale, but he came down flop upon the floor and fainted right away.