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Mar 6 2009   4:07PM GMT

Comma before “Inc.” or not?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?
___________ is an online retailer.
a. Amazon.com Inc.
b. Amazon.com, Inc.

Answer: a

According to the AP Stylebook, Inc. after a company name is not preceded by a comma.

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