comma after introductory phrase: All things considered, Paul is a

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Akasaka, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. Akasaka Senior Member

    Japanese
    Hello everyone,

    All things considered ___ Paul is a fairly good husband.

    Do I need a comma in the blank?
     
  2. mtmjr

    mtmjr Senior Member

    California/Ohio (US)
    English (US)
    A lot of times, commas are a personal preference. In this sentence however, I believe a comma is necessary.
     
  3. Akasaka Senior Member

    Japanese
    Hello mtmjr. So it's a must here.
     
  4. nzfauna

    nzfauna Senior Member

    Wellington, New Zealand
    New Zealand, English
    Yes, you should have a comma.
     
  5. Akasaka Senior Member

    Japanese
    Thanks nzfauna.:)
     

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