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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#7453 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

Grammar Error in single.php

Reported by: oeconomist Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


In single.php, at line 28, there needs to be a comma after calling the_time(), unless a different dating format is used.

Properly, when the "Mmmm dd, yyyy" format is used for dates in a sentence, and the year is not otherwise followed immediately by punctuation, it must be followed by a comma. This is because the comma offsets the year, much as would a parenthesis. (See Chicago Manual of Style 6.46.)

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7453.diff (819 bytes) - added by ionfish 13 years ago.

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Change History (5)

13 years ago

#1 @ionfish
13 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

Smallest patch I've ever written.

#2 @Viper007Bond
13 years ago

Common sense > stuffy old book IMO.


#3 @mrmist
13 years ago

-1 from me, too. The following "and" superseeds the need to have a comma, in any event.

#4 @westi
13 years ago

  • Milestone 2.7 deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed


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