**Comma splice**: My family eats turkey at Thanksgiving, we eat ham at Christmas.

**Correct**: My family eats turkey at Thanksgiving, and we eat ham at Christmas.

**Correct**: My family eats turkey at Thanksgiving. We eat ham at Christmas.

**Correct**: My family eats turkey at Thanksgiving; we eat ham at Christmas.

**Fused sentence**: I bought a chocolate pie from the bakery it was delicious.

**Correct**: I bought a chocolate pie from the bakery. It was delicious.

**Correct**: I bought a chocolate pie from the bakery, and it was delicious.

**Correct**: I bought a chocolate pie from the bakery; it was delicious.