And Now, a Word About Commas
Spoiler alert: I’m pro Oxford.
Was there ever a punctuation mark more likely to spawn arguments than the comma? At its most basic, a comma indicates a spot in a sentence to take a brief mental “breath” — or even an actual physical breath if the sentence is a long one.
The most frequent uses of commas are to either separate items in a list or series (e.g. apples…