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  • 1. Correct Comma Usage in the Modern World Created & Narrated by: Mindelei Wuori
  • 2. Correct Punctuation Doesn’t HAVE to be Boring! For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Uploaded to Flickr by Jesusmolina on January 26, 2008.
  • 3. Top 7 Ways to Use a Comma
    • #7: Between items in a list
    For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Sample sentence: Some of the items in this picture include: a vintage wallet, a pair of eyeglasses, an Amtrak ticket, an eyeglasses case, an iPod, a Honda symbol, a pack of gum, a flash drive, several hair bands, a tin of altoids mints, a set of keys, a cellular phone, a band-aid, et cetera. Uploaded to Flickr by J SeeEmilyPlay. on October 29, 2006.
  • 4. Top 7 Ways to Use a Comma
    • #6: Before an Afterthought
    For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Uploaded to Flickr by J karthikkito on August 24, 2008. New Sample Sentence: I wish I were Spider Man! Oh and, uh, for my girlfriend to always be happy!
  • 5. Top 7 Ways to Use a Comma
    • #5: Surrounding Optional Information
    For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Uploaded to Flickr by The Goodies on January 17, 2006. Sample Sentence: The bug in this photograph, the one with all the stripes on its back, is some type of moth.
  • 6. Top 7 Ways to Use a Comma
    • #4: Before Quoted Speech
    For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Uploaded to Flickr by J define23 on March 18,2006. Just keep in mind that the period comes before the closing quotation marks.
  • 7. Top 7 Ways to Use a Comma
    • #3: In a List of Adjectives
    For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Sample sentence: The idea behind this sentence was a defective, fresh, freaky, divine, simple, sassy moment of inspiration. Uploaded to Flickr by Laura Hartrich on August 1, 2008.
  • 8. Top 7 Ways to Use a Comma
    • #2: Before the Conjunction
    For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com The conjunction holds the sentence together. Be sure to put the comma in right before the conjunction. Sample sentence: I didn’t really like that cake, but this pie is rather tasty. Uploaded to Flickr by tsmaster on September 24, 2006.
  • 9. Top 7 Ways to Use a Comma
    • #1: After an Introductory Word/Phrase
    For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Sample Sentence: Perfectly funky, that is the only way to describe this bus in New York. Uploaded to Flickr by LoriRenee on February 4, 2008.
  • 10. For questions, contact Ms. Wuori at mindelei@gmail.com Uploaded to Flickr by floridapfe on December 27, 2007. “ Thanks for learning about commas with us!”