RE: Whaddaya know? (long)
From: "Rich, Charles" <crich -at- FSC -dot- Follett -dot- com>
"Listen to the sentence out-loud and place a comma everywhere you'd normally take a breath."
BTW the comma placement by breath thingy doesn't work very well, especially if you just sprinted to your desk.
I call those "waitress commas:" "The specials of the day, are, ham on rye with, fries and or mashed potatoes...."
Doing punctuation that way just compounds the errors ;>
never worked in a diner per se, but...
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