Conjunctions connect words, phrases, and clauses.
You might know the word conjunction from that infuriating Schoolhouse Rock jingle "Conjunction Junction," which sounds like a cheesy Sinatra tune. If this is your first time listening to this earworm, we're sorry. That song will be with you for life.
So what is a conjunction, besides, as Schoolhouse Rock would have us believe, a weird abandoned train depot?
There are three types of conjunctions: