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

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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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Right! :-) You're doing great!

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