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Wouldn't it be necessary to put a comma before the "always" above?
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No. "Bob and Martha" is not being used appositively.
Thanks a lot, fivejedjon.

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The definitive power couple, Tom and Kathy Mendoza, are role models for MBA students in more ways than one.

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Should the second comma have been deleted?
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No.
I would delete it, but it is a tossup.
I'm very confused.
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The sentence at your link is "The definitive power couple, Tom and Kathy Mendoza, are role models for MBA students in more ways than one."

The way I see it, the opening phrase, "The definitive power couple", is attributive, making the sentence correct with no second comma: "The definitive power couple, Tom and Kathy Mendoza are role models for MBA students in more ways than one.", equivalent to "Tom and Kathy Mendoza, who can be thought of as the definitive power couple, are role models for MBA students in more ways than one."

Our esteemed playmate fivejedjon reads it differently, seeing the opening phrase as the subject: "The definitive power couple, namely Tom and Kathy Mendoza, are role models for MBA students in more ways than one."

The presence of the second comma forces fivejedjon's reading, which is also perfectly legitimate.

There is a third option: ""The definitive power couple Tom and Kathy Mendoza are role models for MBA students in more ways than one." That is more like my reading, and it's probably the way I would have written it.
Thanks a lot, enoon. I still don't understand, but it's okay.
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