For the want of a comma

by Joey deVilla on March 25, 2014

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A recent broadcast of a news piece on the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 highlighted the value of good punctuation. When your last name is also a verb and your full name is immediately followed by your role, you want a comma between them —  there is a difference between “Kathleen Bangs, Aviation Expert” and “Kathleen Bangs Aviation Expert”.

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Angela Adlen March 25, 2014 at 2:43 pm

It happened on Fox News, enough said.

Tom March 25, 2014 at 3:32 pm

So not only does she bang aviation experts, she also does it on the phone apparently …

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