I, the Oxford Comma, No Longer Wish to Be a Source of Divisiveness Between Coworkers, Families, or Anyone Else

Please don’t make me fuel for your culture war

Jeff King
Jane Austen’s Wastebasket
3 min readJan 23, 2024

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When I first heard that I was being used as a question in hiring settings, I’ll admit I was flattered. To ask a newly minted Bachelor of Arts whether or not they were committed to the use of the Oxford…

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Jeff King
Jane Austen’s Wastebasket

Jeff's writing has appeared in McSweeney's, Johnny America, Jane Austen's Wastepaper Basket, MuddyUm, Slackjaw, and elsewhere. For more, visit jeffiswriting.ca.