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Grammar Quiz #19 — Comma Crisis
Commas are troublesome. People often leave them out when they are needed or toss them in when they are not. Can you find the five comma errors below? (Pat yourself on the back if you can find the two spelling errors as well.)
Donald had doubts about his new therapist when she handed him an accordian, and said "Learn to play polkas, no one can be depressed when playing a perky polka."
Donald was skeptical. After all a big reason for his divorce was his wife's insistence on watching reruns of the Lawrence Welk Show every night while they ate dinner.
He picked up the accordian and put it on. In just moments, "The Chicken Dance Polka" started looping through his brain. He smiled, suddenly he did feel better.