For the Love of the Oxford Comma  In case you missed the fact that I adore the Oxford comma (and the reasons why I think you should love it, too), here's a fabulous infographic that might explain more.

Why You Should Use the Oxford Comma

For the Love of the Oxford Comma In case you missed the fact that I adore the Oxford comma (and the reasons why I think you should love it, too), here's a fabulous infographic that might explain more.

Feel Free to Quote Me: 365 days of social commentary, serial commas, and cursing.

Feel Free to Quote Me: 365 days of social commentary, serial commas, and cursing

Feel Free to Quote Me: 365 days of social commentary, serial commas, and cursing.

Not using the Oxford comma is for those who don't enjoy being clear.

Not using the Oxford comma is for those who don't enjoy being clear.

APA Style Blog. Great reference & info.

APA Style Blog. Great reference & info.

The Oxford (or serial) comma is the final comma in a list of things. For example: Please bring me a pencil, eraser, and…

What Is the Oxford Comma and Why Do People Care So Much About It?

The Oxford (or serial) comma is the final comma in a list of things. For example: Please bring me a pencil, eraser, and…

Comma Queen: The Strippers, J.F.K. and Stalin—or, the Importance of Serial Commas | Mary Norris | The New Yorker

Comma Queen: The Strippers, J.F.K. and Stalin—or, the Importance of Serial Commas

Comma Queen: The Strippers, J.F.K. and Stalin—or, the Importance of Serial Commas | Mary Norris | The New Yorker

USE A SERIAL COMMA IN A LIST The serial, or Oxford, comma is a controversial rule of grammar. Some want to eliminate it altogether while others just don’t know how to use it. The serial comma is the last comma in a list, usually appearing before “and.” The serial comma comes after “dog” in this sentence:  Pets R Us has lizards, dogs, and birds.  Commas separate units in a list. In the above case, each unit only has one part, so it’s easy. Where people get confused is when the units are…

Grammar Rules: Use a Serial Comma in a List

USE A SERIAL COMMA IN A LIST The serial, or Oxford, comma is a controversial rule of grammar. Some want to eliminate it altogether while others just don’t know how to use it. The serial comma is the last comma in a list, usually appearing before “and.” The serial comma comes after “dog” in this sentence: Pets R Us has lizards, dogs, and birds. Commas separate units in a list. In the above case, each unit only has one part, so it’s easy. Where people get confused is when the units are…

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What Is the Oxford Comma and Why Do People Care So Much About It?

All about the Oxford (serial) comma! Seriously, my boss and I argue about commas every day.

Here's a listener: Hi, Grammar Girl. This is Patti from Houston... Patti and her friends are debating about the serial comma—the comma that comes before the final conjunction in a list. Here's a sentence that uses a serial comma: According to the website Box Office Mojo, the t

Serial Comma

Here's a listener: Hi, Grammar Girl. This is Patti from Houston... Patti and her friends are debating about the serial comma—the comma that comes before the final conjunction in a list. Here's a sentence that uses a serial comma: According to the website Box Office Mojo, the t

Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice

Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice

What Is the Oxford (or Serial) Comma?

What Is the Oxford (or Serial) Comma?

The Oxford comma is the comma that precedes the conjunction before the last item in a list of three or more items.

33 Struggles Only Copy Editors Will Understand

33 Struggles Only Copy Editors Will Understand

What is the Oxford comma and why do people care so much about it?

What Is the Oxford Comma and Why Do People Care So Much About It?

The Oxford (or serial) comma is the final comma in a list of things. For example: Please bring me a pencil, eraser, and notebook. The Oxford comma comes right after eraser.

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