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Comma or no comma after Saturday: Saturday May 10, 2014

Comma or no comma after Saturday: Saturday, May 10th

asked Mar 28 at 17:21 Corey Breaux New member

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Yes, put the comma after the day of the week.  Don't write the ordinal number.

 

Saturday, May 10.

link answered Mar 28 at 18:12 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

What if we want the th or st etc.?What if the boss wants to put 2014 after the date?Comma or no comma?: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Corey BreauxMar 28 at 19:26

Yes, that is correct if you add the year, add the second comma. If the boss wants to add the "th", then by all means - keep your job and make the boss happy! The rules are for formal writing. There are many instances when the rules are not followed. Marketing and advertising pieces are good examples of a time for creativity and poetic license.

Patty TMar 29 at 06:35

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