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posted by Dorothy .
usage of the colon in a sentence.
1a. I just bought CDs by Regina Spektor, John Legend, and Prince.
1b. I just bought: CDs by Regina Spektoe, John Legend, and Prince.
I believe the second one is incorrect because the first one looks and sounds more correct. Am I right?

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Ms. Sue
You're right, Dorothy. 1a. is correct.

grammar 
Dorothy
usage of the comma.
1a. Bob enjoys playing football, and Jim enjoys playing hockey.
1b. Bob enjoys playing football and Jim enjoys playing hockey.
I think these are 2 independent sentences and can be separated by a comma. The and just joins them together, separated by the comma.
right? 
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Ms. Sue
Right! :) You're doing great!
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