What’s in a name?

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” It’s a famous line, one of Shakespeare’s most quoted. The sentiment is clear: it doesn’t matter what you call someone, because it doesn’t change who they are. I would argue the opposite, actually, and not out of any...

But it needs a comma

When to use a comma before the word “but”   Grammatical explanation A comma should precede a conjunction separating two independent clauses. What it means When you put a “but” between two phrases that could reasonably be made into two...