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After I read an article on washing clothes. After I shrank an expensive ^ sweater. I thought I could just toss everything in the washer. Without checking the color or type of fabric. I learned a valuable lesson I just wish it hadn’t been such an expensive lesson, though. (2) Most items made of heavy cotton can be washed in very hot water, they won’t shrink. It is best if white cotton items are washed by themselves. Because they can pick up colors from other things being washed. Lightweight cottons do best in warm water.

The mascot for Yale is now a bulldog, its mascot over a hundred years ago was a cat. 5. Colombia was once considered part of South America, its government decided in 1903 to proclaim Colombia was part of North America. com/commonsense Sentence Practice 2 CORRECTED SENTENCES APPEAR ON PAGE 458. Find the independent clauses in the following run-on sentences by using the Imaginary Period Tip. Correct each run-on by inserting a semicolon between the two independent clauses, by adding a comma and a coordinating conjunction, Lesson 2 run-on Lesson 2 26 Unit One: Understanding the Basic Sentence or by turning the imaginary period into a real one.

Splits) the infinitive to use. So, why is it considered bad grammar to split an infinitive? (1) Lesson 2: Run-ons: Fused Sentences and Comma Splices 29 Lesson 2 To answer this question we must go back in time. People have been happily splitting infinitives since at least the fourteenth century nobody noticed or cared. Splitting infinitives was never an issue until the early grammar books for English were written in the eighteenth century. These grammar books based their analysis of English on Latin grammars they were the only model of grammar that eighteenth-century grammarians had.

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