Directions: The sentence below contains a
comma splice. A comma splice occurs when
two main clauses are illegally joined
with a comma alone. With your mouse, choose
the best method for fixing the problem.
You can always review the rules before
you make your choice.
Richard squeezed, thumped, and shook the empty shampoo bottle, hoping for
a few drops to wash his dirty hair, since
the bottle was completely empty, Richard worked up a lather with a few sprinkles
of bathroom cleanser instead.
- ... hair since ...
- ... hair; since ...
- ... hair, consequently, since ...