It does, indeed. I guess it's a matter of choosing your authority, then.And yet, there are other sites on line, such as this one:
that describe such usage as a comma splice. Perhaps it would be accurate to say that the use of "then" as a coordinating conjunction is controversial.
Not quite the verb I would've chosen, XQ (mine rhymes with go duck itself).I think you should tell Word to keep its hands to itself.
Absolutely. I might possibly recommend it to someone who's been learning English for, say, three weeks ~ after that you will've outstripped it in its useful knowledge of English.There is no possible use for having Word's 'grammar' checker turned on. Even as a butt of laughter it palls all too soon.