Thursday, 10 September 2015

The Oxford comma: the Kanye West of punctuation

The Oxford comma is the Kanye West of punctuation.


But don’t think that means it’s not necessary.

It protects against spurious boasting.

It makes parties go way, way better.

And it’s the protector of reputations.


Omit it at your peril.

[Pics by Stan Carey, Virginia Lloyd, The Bump, and Andrew Joseph Pergoda]

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