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    frogboxer is offline Junior Member
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    Comma Needed?

    Do I need a comma after 'Tonight'? I know I can omit the word 'Tonight' but was curious about the punctuation.

    Tonight 3 March 2013 at 7:50 pm, I received a call to investigate a $500 cash shortage ...


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    Grumpy is offline Senior Member
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    Re: Comma Needed?

    Yes. If you omit "Tonight", you should replace it with "On", which (obviously) would not require a comma after it.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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