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use comma before the conjunction in a compound sentence.
If two parts of a compound sentence are not joined by a conjunction,use a semicolon to separate the parts.
rewrite the passage below, correcting all capitalization and punctation mistakes. Combine any sentences you find appropriate.

everyone knows that necessity is the mother of invention the woman who invented disposable diapers was both a woman and an inventor Marion Donovan invented the disposable diaper in 1950 she used a regular cloth diaper, lined it with pieces cut from a shower curtain, and called her invention " Boaters" since no company was interested in marketing her new invention Mrs Donovan founded her own company today disposable diapers are big business

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    I can see where the commas and semicolons belong, but I won't do your work FOR YOU. I will be happy to check your work if you do two things:

    1. Put all the commas and semicolons where you think they belong.

    2. Put capital letters in ALL the right places.

    I do not read text-speak. Too hard on the old eyes.

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    Everyone knows that necessity is the mother of invention. The woman who invented disposable diapers was both a woman and an inventor. Marion Donovan invented the disposable diaper in 1950, she used a regular cloth diaper, lined it with pieces cut from a shower curtain, and called her invention "Boaters" since no company was interested in marketing her new invention, Mrs. Donovan founded her own company. Today disposable diapers are big business.

  • grammar -

    Everyone knows that necessity is the mother of invention. The woman who invented disposable diapers was both a woman and an inventor. Marion Donovan invented the disposable diaper in 1950, she used a regular cloth diaper, lined it with pieces cut from a shower curtain, and called her invention "Boaters" since no company was interested in marketing her new invention, Mrs. Donovan founded her own company. Today disposable diapers are big business.

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