Why Everyone Should Use The Oxford Comma

The Oxford CommaWhat is the Oxford comma?

Just so you know, the Oxford comma is basically the most important punctuation mark of all time.

The Oxford comma, otherwise known as the serial comma, has come under debate in recent years.

This is how Oxford Dictionary explaines the Oxford comma:

“The ‘Oxford comma‘ is an optional comma before the word ‘and’ at the end of a list:

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It’s known as the Oxford comma because it wastraditionally used by printers, readers, and editors at Oxford University Press.  Not all writers and publishersuse it, but it can clarify the meaning of a sentence when the items in a list are not single words:

These items are available in black and white, red and yellow, and blue and green.”

Scroll down to see a broad list of reasons why everyone should use of the Oxford comma:

1. Maybe, some of you might like the idea of these strippers
The Oxford Comma

2. Is Rachel Ray a psycho?The Oxford Comma2

3. That’s just weirdThe Oxford Comma1

4. This person knows how to use the Oxford comma!The Oxford Comma3

5. Please use the Oxford comma so you don’t get arrested!The Oxford Comma4

6. Take in consideration that without the Oxford comma, we would never have the Walken comma
11 7. You’re welcomeoxford comma

8. Your parents aren’t Ayn Rand and Godoxford comma

9. Seems like Washington and Lincoln are rhinocerosesoxford comma

10. Apparently Nelson Mandela is an 800-year-old demigod who collects dildos.oxford comma

11. Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Lawrence are not puppies!!!oxford comma

12. Who gave birth to Tim Tebow? God and Ms. Trunchbulloxford comma

13. Without the Oxford Comma JFK and Stalin are strippersoxford comma

14.  Talk about your breakfast or to your breakfast?oxford comma

15. Don’t make Barrack Obama marry Fidel Castro!oxford comma


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