The Trouble with FANBOYS

by Erin Brenner on June 8, 2012

FANBOYS is a mnemonic device to help students remember that the coordinating conjunctions are for, and, nor, but, or, yet and so. It teaches that you should join two independent clauses with a comma and one of the FANBOYS. Neither of these things is true. …

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