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    • Sample Handmade Responses to Hale’s Sin and Syntax,Chapter 7-8, Conjunctions and Interjections with corresponding citations from the chapter Angelo State University English 4361: English Grammar Dr. Laurence Musgrove Department of English and Modern Languages February 5, 2013 www.theillustratedprofessor.com @lemusgro
    • “Coordinate conjunctions, or the FANBOYS (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)coordinate words, phrases, and clauses of equivalent values” (113).
    • “Coordinate conjunctions, or the FANBOYS (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)coordinate words, phrases, and clauses of equivalent values” (113).
    • “If you wanna be a pro, don’t act as if you don’t know what you’re doing”(119).
    • “The swapping of like, a preposition, for as or as if, both conjunctions, is onecase that only the grittiest grammarians continue to oppose” (119).
    • “In and of themselves, conjunctions offer little in the way of literary flash, butthey help to smooth prose, link ideas, and telegraph contradiction” (115).
    • “In speech, like is an interjection buys you a little time when your mind can’tkeep up with your mouth” (126).
    • “Different kinds of conjunctions join things in different ways” (113).
    • “Conjunctions connect words, phrases, and clauses… Conjunctions placethemselves at critical junctions in a sentence where they connect words and linkideas” (113).
    • “…conjunctions place themselves at critical junctions in a sentence, where theyconnect words and link ideas” (113). “You’ll most likely find interjections at thebeginning of a sentence, followed by a comma or an exclamation point” (122).
    • “…conjunctions…connect words and link ideas” (113). “…an interjection is a cry,cluck, or sudden outburst” (122).
    • “Something ‘thrown between or among’ other things, an interjection is a cry,cluck, or sudden outburst” (122).
    • “To the house constructed of the parts of speech, we must finally addInterjections—the banging windows and bursting pipes that add excitement tothe story inside” (122).