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1: Punctuation

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    Maybe you have heard the story about how punctuation saves lives. Clearly, there is a difference between

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    and

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    In addition to saving lives, using punctuation properly will help your writing be clean and clear and help you build your credibility as a writer.

    The following pages will provide you with an overview of the basic rules regarding punctuation and will give you a chance to practice using the information you have learned.

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