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Koh Elaine
Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:58:20 PM
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800th anniversary of the advent of our founder, Nichiren Daishonin.

Should the comma be removed?

Thanks!
FounDit
Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:59:54 PM

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Koh Elaine wrote:
800th anniversary of the advent of our founder, Nichiren Daishonin.

Should the comma be removed?

Thanks!


I don't think so. It's a natural place for a pause.
Bathcoup
Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:22:56 PM
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Koh Elaine wrote:
800th anniversary of the advent of our founder, Nichiren Daishonin.

Should the comma be removed?
Thanks!
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No. Ideally I'd like to see the full sentence, but "our founder" is unique, "Nichiren Daishonin" is a non-restrictive appositive.
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