Argh! MLA format is so confusing and annoying. I have actually looked this up (so please don't kill me), but I can't figure out for sure what they mean...
Anyway, in general they say with in-text citations you go "Blah blah," (Author 89). Right? Does the same apply when you're referring to an article in an academic journal? *looks hopefully at horde of English-y people*
(If this isn't allowed, feel free to thwap me.)
ETA: Also, I understand when quoting plays, one gives the act, scene and line number. What if the play does not have line numbers provided? Can I revert to Author followed by page number?
At my job, there was a fire drill planned for early last week. The universe surprised all of us by causing a real fire to occur that Monday. This incident generated such interesting sentences as the following:
The planned fire drill, you were notified about last week, will still occur. -- from our Communications Director.
The attached document from [name] and myself... -- in an email with fire safety notes attached.
2) Upon exiting the building, report to your primary reporting area (see below) and gather with your department to take attendance and one department representative should report the names of any unaccounted department staff or "that all dept staff are accounted for" to the holders of the Pink Attendance Signs. -- from the aforementioned attached document.
An Altima [license plate] in the visiting parking lot by building B has their lights on.
My company has a habit of promoting people with, shall we say, a limited grasp on grammar. Here's our most recently-promoted supervisor's addition.
Mrs. Young, a (Client) customer called to let me know about the great service she received from (Representative). She said, that (Rep) saved her from having a nervous breakdown. (Rep) was very calm, professional and took care of the issue she had. Great job (Rep).