Grammar, punctuation, and the oxford commaPosted by in Uncategorized
If your to do list today consists of taking Grandma out to the shops, home affairs and write your thesis, many of us may be wondering where these two shops are, why your grandma might be interested in them, and when did home affairs start selling things? The answer to this is of course the fact that those are three separate items on your list, but you missed the most controversial little piece of grammar: The oxford comma. So before you dedicate your thesis to your parents, Coffee and Madiba – you should consider whether Madiba and Coffee are your actual parents, or if you really meant your parents, coffee, and Madiba! Video is to the left!
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