How to Really Talk Like a Pirate. When Do You Need a Comma Before 'Because'?


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Based on the history of who was sailing the high seas, it's a good bet pirates sounded a lot more multicultural than Ol’ Long John Silver would have us believe. We also discuss when you need a comma before "because" to avoid confusion.

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