Commas or Parentheses Necessary?

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frogboxer

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Are the commas or parentheses necessary in these?

• He worked from Thursday, the 1st, to Friday, the 9th.
• He worked from Thursday (the 1st) to Friday (the 9th).

I prefer:
•He worked from Thursday the 1st to Friday the 9th.

Do you agree with my preference?

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bhaisahab

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Are the commas or parentheses necessary in these?

• He worked from Thursday, the 1st, to Friday, the 9th.
• He worked from Thursday (the 1st) to Friday (the 9th).

I prefer:
•He worked from Thursday the 1st to Friday the 9th.

Do you agree with my preference?

Thanks

Yes, I agree.
 
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