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Here at the Weekly Alibi, the Oxford comma is sometimes the subject of hot, nerdy debate. This illustration makes a compelling point about the controversial punctuation. The Oxford comma: Are you for it, against it ... or indifferent?

Public Comments (5)
  • Oxford comma always  [ Tue Sep 20 2011 10:41 AM ]

    please!

  • HOWTO fix English  [ Tue Sep 20 2011 10:49 AM ]

    Make someone write a compiler for the language. Whatever dialect they can implement, call that the new spec.

  • Less is better  [ Tue Sep 20 2011 2:21 PM ]

    Because I'm a minimalist,(ie lazy) I say no to the unnecessary comma!

  • If you were really lazy..  [ Tue Sep 20 2011 2:49 PM ]

    ..you'd say no to the conjunction instead. So many people are gunning for that poor little harmless comma, while a big fat word is just sitting there.

    The word isn't so loved that it's ok invite strippers and jfk and stalin. But if you invite strippers,jfk,stalin then the word screams "punctuation took my job!"

  • Brilliant observation.  [ Tue Sep 20 2011 2:58 PM ]

    I'm marching forward with your suggestion!

    (Which should really just read marching, as adding forward is redundant. There, another time saver!)

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