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The words and and but do not ever have a single separating comma AFTER them.

And, she was intending to tell him. ❌
And she was intending to tell him. ✅
But, he did not respond to me. ❌
But he did not respond to me. ✅

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A “conjunctive adverb” is a word that is usually an adverb that has been pulled out to the front of the sentence to connect the sentence it is in to the one in front of it. It has a semicolon in front of it and a comma after it if it is more than one syllable.

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