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What is the correct comma placement for this sentence?

The plump old white cat basked in the warm sunlight.
a)plump, old, white cat
b)plump, old white cat

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    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm

    Read #5 -- then let us know what you think.

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    The plump, old white cat

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    You need two commas.

    Another way to tell is by putting the adjectives in a different order. If you can rearrange the adjectives and it still makes sense, then use commas.
    "That tall, distinguished, good looking fellow" = That distinguished, good looking, tall fellow ...

    If you cannot rearrange them and still have it sound OK, then don't use commas -- e.g., "three little old ladies..." (You can't say "old little three ladies" and have it be smooth English!!)

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    Thank you very much!

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    You're very welcome! =)

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