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Fused Run-ons and Comma Splices Pasco-Hernando Community College Tutorial Series
Vocabulary – Run-ons and Comma Splices These are the vocabulary words for this lesson. Read through carefully and print out if possible. Don't be overwhelmed. The information will be repeated throughout the module, and there will be practice exercises.
Vocabulary – Run-ons and Comma Splices run-on - a sentence that does not have full stop punctuation at the end fused run-on - two sentences without any punctuation between them comma splice run-on - two sentences with a comma between them
Vocabulary – Run-ons and Comma Splices period - a punctuation mark (. ) to indicate the end of a declaratory sentence semicolon - a punctuation mark ( ; ) which may be used to separate two short sentences which are so closely related they seem to belong in one sentence
Vocabulary – Run-ons and Comma Splices coordinating conjunction - a group of conjunctions that are used to join two independent clauses (word groups that can stand alone as sentences) of equal value: FANBOYS - for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so subordinating conjunction - a type of conjunctions that joins a clause of lesser weight to a main clause in a sentence: if though since, although as, because before, when while (ITS AA BB WW).