Posts Tagged ‘Scholarly Writing’
Writing - Friday, June 17, 2011 12:36 - 0 Comments
As a copy editor I can tell you that the most misused punctuation in scholarly writing is the comma. The comma is used in so many cases in English that it is difficult to keep them straight. Coupled with the fact that most scholarly writers place pauses in their writing much like they place pauses in speech, the comma is often misused, misapplied, or ignored.