A small, plump chicken [with or without a comma]

aftunk

Member
Spanish - MX
Hello,

I am eager to learn whether or not a comma is employed, in such an example as below:


A small, plump chicken

A small plump chicken (without comma)


Is there a general/universal consensus as to whether a comma is or is not employed in such examples as the one above? Or is it really a matter of personal opinion/preference, as to whether to include the comma or not?
 
  • entangledbank

    Senior Member
    English - South-East England
    I don't think it makes any difference. Sometimes the comma makes a significant difference to the pronunciation, but not here: saying it with or without a comma doesn't give two different meanings.
     
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