Which of the following is correct? And if both, then which is preferred?

  1. "Blah blah blah", added (or mentioned, commented etc) Mr.John.
  2. "Blah blah blah", Mr.John added.

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OK, so this is called a subjct-verb inversion, and the first option is generally preferred, but both are correct.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subject%E2%80%93verb_inversion_in_English http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=1848

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