Those “Conjunctive Adverbs” Again

When certain adverbs are pulled out to the front of a sentence and are used to form a bridge — that is, show a relationship — between two sentences, they become conjunctions which we call conjunctive adverbs. Some of them are moreover, however, nevertheless, therefore, consequently thus, hence, yet, still, then, so (Here is where I would make the argument …

Enter the Semicolon

We all know that a comma goes before a coordinate conjunction — and, but, or, nor — when there is an independent subject and verb after the conjunction. …I went with her, but I did not have the chance to speak with him. …She stopped at 1:00, and she saw that she was the only one working. Look at this …