Jane Jones, Esq. Example: Having finally arrived in town, we went shopping. When the date appears at the beginning of a sentence, you apply the same rules but include a comma after the year: Correct: April 15,marks our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Example: It was in the Sun's June 5,edition. Rule 13a. Dates sometimes crop up in the middle of sentences. Correct This is a very, very violent movie. Even though not all sentences will be unclear with the omission of the serial comma, its consistent use is a good habit.
Example: Last Sunday, evening classes were canceled. Dates When a date consists of the day of the month followed by the year, the day of the month should be followed by a comma.
If we already know which Freddy is meant, the description is not essential. Rule 13c. Incorrect He held a bright, red balloon. Incorrect The store closed its doors for good in October, Exception to the rule: When the independent clauses are closely connected and short, you may omit the comma.