Re: Quick question on the word Incorporation/Incorporated, etc,

Subject: Re: Quick question on the word Incorporation/Incorporated, etc,
From: Katy Wegner <kwegner -at- TARGETSMARTINC -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 14:47:11 -0700

Beverly's example is correct. I worked for a company that deliberately
did not use a comma before Inc. because they thought it looked better.
Therefore, that company's legal, and always used name, is Policy Studies
Inc.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Parks, Beverly [SMTP:ParksB -at- EMH1 -dot- HQISEC -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL]
> Sent: Monday, March 09, 1998 1:35 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Quick question on the word
> Incorporation/Incorporated, etc,
>
> Changing my mind on numero uno. I remember reading somewhere that if
> the
> "Inc." is part of the company name and they don't use the comma, then
> there is no comma. Can't think of an example off the top of my head,
> but there would be nothing wrong with Fictional Inc. for example. Or
> maybe they would be Fictional Inc., Inc.
>
> Never mind. Now I'm confused. (I think "never mind" should be one
> word.
> Why isn't it?)
>
> Bev
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Parks, Beverly [SMTP:ParksB -at- EMH1 -dot- HQISEC -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL]
> > Sent: Monday, March 09, 1998 1:28 PM
> > To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> > Subject: Re: Quick question on the word
> > Incorporation/Incorporated, etc,
> >
> > Where you say period, I think you mean comma, no?
> > Assuming that, I think numbers 1 and 3 are correct. As for number 2,
> > to
> > me the two words do not mean the same thing, though they refer to
> the
> > same thing. A dictionary might help with that one.
> >
> > Bev Parks
> > http://www.bayside.net/users/cbsites/techwr-l
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Parker, Cassandra M. (EXCH) [SMTP:CMPARKER -at- INTERMEDIA -dot- COM]
> > > Sent: Monday, March 09, 1998 1:24 PM
> > > To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> > > Subject: Quick question on the word
> Incorporation/Incorporated,
> > > etc,
> > > A Quick question:
> > > I'm trying to find out if the following is correct:
> > > 1. There should always be a period preceding the word
> > > incorporation at
> > > the end of a company name?
> > > EXAMPLE: Fictitious Name, Inc.
> > > 2. Is incorporation and incorporated considered the same?
> > > 3. There should not be a period preceding the word
> > > corporation?
> > > EXAMPLE: A division of Microsoft Corporation
> >
>
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