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From: John D  Gwinner
Date: 5 Mar 2002 17:11:40
Message: <3c85429c$1@news.povray.org>
The second was "Unnecessary" not "Unnecessarily"

                  == John ==

"Chris Howie" <cra### [at] yahoocom> wrote in message
news:3c4a0d11@news.povray.org...
> > >What's the difference ?  And why is a comma required ?
> >
> > In the first case, 'unnecessarily' is an adverb modifying the
> > adjective 'complicated.' In the second case, both 'unnecessary' and
> > 'complicated' are adjectives modifying the noun 'devices.' In this
> > case a comma is needed to enforce a pause between them and thus divide
> > the emphasis equally among them.
>
> Unnecessarily, complicated devices...   (incorrect)
> Unnecessarily complicated devices...   (correct)
>
> If one adverb modifies another, no comma is placed to separate them.  In
> this case, it is "unnecessarily complicated," not "unnecessarily devices,"
> so there is no comma.
>
> __________________
> Chris Howie
> cra### [at] yahoocom
> http://winimizer.virtualave.net
>
>


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