Daily Grammar

Lesson 341

Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas

Use a comma or commas to set off the abbreviations Jr., Sr., and Esq.

Example: Carl Harris, Jr., is here now.

Instructions: Place commas where they are needed in these sentences.

1. I met Count Dracula Sr. the famous ghoul.

I met Count Dracula, Sr., the famous ghoul.

2. The letter was sent to Sir Thomas Mason Esq.

The letter was sent to Sir Thomas Mason, Esq.
(There is no comma needed when used at the end of a sentence.)

3. Did you see Reed Fitzgerald Jr. starring in that television show?

Did you see Reed Fitzgerald, Jr., starring in that television show?

4. Mr. Sam Adams Sr. and Michael Gold Jr. race cars for a living.

Mr. Sam Adams, Sr., and Michael Gold, Jr., race cars for a living.

5. Andrew Paskett Esq. was featured in the latest magazine issue.

Andrew Paskett, Esq., was featured in the latest magazine issue.

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