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- The coordinating conjunctions for, and, not, but, or, yet, and so.
2008 July 8, Fogarty, Mignon, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, New York: Macmillan, ISBN 9780805088311, OL 16413899M, page 80:
- The risk is greater with subordinating conjunctions (see “Starting a Sentence with Because”), but the FANBOYS are sometimes considered guilty by association: […]
2009 September 24, Mel Friedman, Rena Grasso, Carol Hunter, Laura Meiselman, The Best Test Preparation for the PRAXIS II ParaPro Assessment 0755 and 1755, Piscataway: Research & Education Association, ISBN 9780738604121, OL 25416878M, page 161:
- These FANBOYS help create compound sentences, and when they serve this role, a comma comes before their use.