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Rule "comma between independent clauses"

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Description: comma between independent clauses
Message: Use a comma before '\4' if it connects two independent clauses (unless they are closely connected and short).
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • What is this and why would you want to do it?
    Correction suggestion: , and
  • I understand but what is your preferred solution?
    Correction suggestion: , but
  • Thanks John so what should I do?
    Correction suggestion: , so
  • What is consciousness and why did it evolve?
    Correction suggestion: , and
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • What time and where will we meet?
  • Do you know Majid Oukacha, the French podcaster who dared to criticize Islam and who is threatened now?
  • Who exactly is a God and who isn't?
  • Rob the Church of her accessories and what remains behind?
  • Which foods are rich in calories and which aren't?
  • You may know which letters are consonants and which aren’t, but do you know what their defining features are?
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