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The Persistence
of Memory
Salvador Dali
KISS Grammar 

An Exercise on Commas
in Addresses and Dates

From: Growth in English: Seventh Year

1. Replace the missing commas.
2. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
3. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").

A comma is used to separate parts of an address or of a date.

1. In April 1917 we entered the World War.

2. The itinerary includes San Francisco California.

3. They live at 1415 Park Avenue Washington D. C.

4. He left our school on May 27 1934.

5. Savannah Georgia is a great market for naval stores.

6. We left the United States on Sunday June 17 1933 and returned on 

Thursday October 25 1934.

7. What happened on April 17 1775?

8. November 11 1918 was the first Armistice Day.

9. If I was born on November 17 1919 how old was I on November 17 1934?

10. It was on Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 29 1934.

Write five sentences which illustrate the use of the comma to separate parts of an address or of a date.