Tag: subordination

Commas and Guns

From the Department of Punctuation Makes a Difference, Darn It!, I thought I would pass along the following item. Does the government have a right to ban individuals from owning guns? Well, in some circles, it all depends on a…

Poor People and Subordination

Mitt Romney has come under some fire for his comments on a CNN morning show this weekend. Critics claim that his comments indicate an insensitivity to the situation in which poor people finds themselves. Rather than engaging in politics, let’s…

Coordination and Subordination

A discussion of sentence patterns necessarily introduces the coordination and subordination of clauses within those sentences. Learning the punctuation and grammar of coordination and subordination is easy. The tough part is identifying when and why an idea is a coordinate…