subject and verb agreement

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Why does the system ask me to put a comma after "Allegra, and I" in the following sentence?

See example:

Hard to believe it's been nine years since Allegra and I hosted the first Imaginative Storm Writing Salon in Taos in 2004.
asked Jun 14 '13 at 16:00 James Nave New member

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I agree with Michael, but if this is formal writing it is still not grammatical.  You need the preparatory subject it's at the beginning:  It's hard to believe it's been nine years since Allegra and I hosted the first Imaginative Storm Writing Salon in Taos in 2004.

link comment answered Jun 14 '13 at 17:28 Shawn Mooney Expert
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There is no good reason for a comma in that position, James. The software  possibly thinks that Allegra was an event that took place nine years ago, different from the salon you (alone) organised in 2004!

link comment edited Jun 14 '13 at 16:32 Michael Cranfield Expert

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