Re: For the Serial Comma Supporters

Subject: Re: For the Serial Comma Supporters
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2011 18:59:05 -0500

On 01/04/2011 05:17 PM, Janice Gelb wrote:
> This photo caption:
>
> http://nielsenhayden.com/waits.jpg

The Nielsen Haydens both work in professional writing, especially
editing science fiction, and hence have a professional interest in the
comma. They hit real fertilizer with their last name, even though it
avoids the hyphen rather than the comma. See this:
http://nielsenhayden.com/name.html

That's not all. Hotels are remarkably skilled at getting their guests'
names wrong. It took over an hour checking out of the Sheraton Boston at
Boksone one year long ago to get the hotel to give me my own bill. The
Sheraton had somehow merged us all into one Nielsen (Hayden) (Neilson)
family.

They
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