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Writing: Within-sentence punctuation — Basic example

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the food cart has become a popular business venture due to the low startup cost due to the low startup and overhead costs so I read it the way it was written with a comma here so I pause a little bit but that just felt strange it feels like I don't need that comma let's read it without it the food cart has become a popular business venture due to the low startup and overhead costs yeah this is an unnecessary comma here no reason why I would need to pause my pause in my my speaking at that point of or my in mind my reading at that point so I want to get rid of that comma so I'm definitely gonna change it and this is the only choice that gets rid of that comma this one over here it goes even stronger puts a semicolon there which is really strange the food cart has become a popular business venture semicolon due to the low startup and overhead costs a semicolon should be separating two independent clauses if it's not being used to list things and only and you would only use it to listings is if you're listing things that had other punctuation especially commas in it but here due to the low startup and overhead cost that's not an independent clause so definitely wouldn't want to use the semicolon and here not only do they keep the original comma they add another comma at the end so if I were to try to read it or write it the way that this one the way this one describes is the way this this choice is I would say the food cart has become a POW the food cart has become a popular business venture due to the low startup and overhead costs so that's really there's no reason why I would want to put a pause there and there so rule that out