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    Are both of the following acceptable?

    A-You thought I didn't know those guys. As a matter of fact I know them pretty well. Your cousin George I know from high school and Doctor Harrison I play tennis with at my club.

    B-You thought I didn't know those guys. As a matter of fact I know them pretty well. Your cousin George, I know him from high school and Doctor Harrison, I play tennis with him at my club.

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    I'd add a comma before 'and' in A to make it more easily readable.

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    Default Re: object

    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    Are both of the following acceptable?

    A-You thought I didn't know those guys. As a matter of fact I know them pretty well. Your cousin George I know from high school and Doctor Harrison I play tennis with at my club.

    B-You thought I didn't know those guys. As a matter of fact I know them pretty well. Your cousin George, I know him from high school and Doctor Harrison, I play tennis with him at my club.
    I agree with TDOL about the comma, and I like the punctuation better in B. :D

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