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Is it appropriate to use a comma in the following context?

... to be held today at 4p.m., followed by a Burial Service at...

Or would you drop the comma?

Cheers,

Robert
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Use the comma as you normally would.
I am looking around for the answer to this question too! I am revising my resume. I have to abbreviate the word "corporation" inorder to match the formatting in the rest of the page. So I wanted to know:

Should I use a comma after "Corp." (abbreviation for 'Corporation', of course)?

Which of the following is correct?

1) Salt Lake City Corp., Salt Lake City, Utah

2) Salt Lake City Corp. Salt Lake City, Utah

I THINK #1 is correct, but it looks strange to me...

If I find the answer I'll come back here and post it!

Becky
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AnonymousI am looking around for the answer to this question too! I am revising my resume. I have to abbreviate the word "corporation" inorder to match the formatting in the rest of the page. So I wanted to know:

Should I use a comma after "Corp." (abbreviation for 'Corporation', of course)?

Which of the following is correct?

1) Salt Lake City Corp., Salt Lake City, Utah

2) Salt Lake City Corp. Salt Lake City, Utah

I THINK #1 is correct, but it looks strange to me...

If I find the answer I'll come back here and post it!

Becky

Ok - I've created an account. This was my post (qouted above).

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Hi,

I'd keep the comma, but drop the periods from 'p.m.',

ie

... to be held today at 4 pm, followed by a Burial Service at...

Clive
Hi Becky,

Keep the comma and consider whether writing out "Corporation" would be a better decision.

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Found some! But who knows if they are correct...

1) http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Should_there_be_a_comma_after_the_abbreviation_Inc

"Q: Should there be a comma after the abbreviation Inc?

A: No. Inc. is the abbreviation for "incorporated" and it needs to be

set off by a comma and followed by a period. If however the sentence

continues after the "Inc." there needs to be a comma after the period.

For example:

Name of the Employer: ABC Company, Inc.

She works at ABC Company, Inc., where she has been working as an administrative assistant."

2) http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081230120059AAeZVEa

"Q: Comma after Co., or not?

Would you add a comma after this or not? And tell me why, please.
...began as the Kingston Light Co., King Corporation.

Would proper usage dictate a comma, or just the period after Co?

A: Yes, a comma is correct.

The full stop (period) is related to the abbreviation of the word 'company', and is nothing whatever to do with the punctuation of the sentence. Hence a comma is required.

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I don't see a need for the comma. I would drop the comma.
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