Here is a first-letter mnemonic for remembering the coordinating conjunctions in English grammar, based on an e-mail suggestion by "Carden":
Conjunctions are one of the eight parts of speech in English grammar, and are used to combine simple phrases into compound patterns. There are two forms of conjunction. Coordinating conjunctions are so called because they join units of equal status. Subordinating conjunctions join subordinate or dependent clauses to the main clause of a sentence, and include a number of "wh-words".
The coordinating conjunctions are:
... and ... both ... and ... but ... either ... or ... or ... neither ... nor ... so ... ... then ... ... yet ...
The subordinating conjunctions are:
after if when (al)though in case whenever as in order to where as ... as more than whereas as if rather than wherever because since whether before so that while even if that except till/until
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