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Why is there no signpost?

As many comments and the answer have pointed out, these so-called "signposts" are optional. But I think you've also misread the intent of the passage. I can see how it's easy to see a ...
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Why is there no signpost?

Conjunctions connect two clauses within the same sentence. The two sections that you refer to are separated by a full stop: that means that they are both sentences, so no conjunction is required. Some ...
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The usage of 'otherwise'

Normally, otherwise introduces a result when something with a "positive spin" is reversed: Study hard positive spin for that exam; otherwise you won't do well. It sounds a little odd when ...
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When do we not put a comma before "because"?

I agree with Jason's excellent answer, except their assertion that I ran because I was afraid and I ran, because I was afraid have the exact same meaning. Only the former is a proper answer to ...
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Use of comma before coordinating conjunction that starts a dependent clause

Comma rule in a compound sentence. Use a comma before and, but, or, nor, for, so, or yet to join two independent clauses that form a compound sentence. What is a compound sentence? A compound sentence ...
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