Unnecessary Commas

I hate unnecessary commas.  It seems like they’re used all the time, often after a name.  Take this example that I just read on People.com:

For years, Christie Brinkley has thrown a big bash for daughter Sailor’s, summertime birthday – and this year was no different, even with her legal showdown with soon-to-be ex-hubby Peter Cook looming next week.

Yech.

Just take it out.  It never should have been there.

This is just the tip of the iceberg.  I’m going to look for more…

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2 responses to “Unnecessary Commas

  1. Unnecessary Commas would be a rad name for a band, mate.

  2. “It seems like they’re used all the time.”

    This blog is about grammar, correct?

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