I’ve always been a huge fan of serial commas, even before I knew what they were. It comes from growing up reading older books that all used serial commas religiously. There is a push by many to eliminate them as “unnecessary” and I disagree. It makes comprehension less clear for the reader. I’ve seen many examples of this, such as the classic apocryphal book dedication lacking a serial comma–“I’d like to thank my parents, Ayn Rand and God”–but this example adds a good visual element to drive the point home. Thanks to whatever uncited soul did this picture, btw; I found it on FB and I will gladly provide full credit and links to whomever did this in the first place.
Serial commas? Definitely!
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3 Responses to “Serial commas? Definitely!”
Ha ha!! I am sharing a link to this post with everyone I know! I’m also a big fan of the Oxford comma. My husband claims is superfluous, but perhaps seeing Josef Stalin with pasties will change his mind.
Thanks for the giggle!
Great velcro examples that will stick in many minds.
Get focused and devoted and locate a spot where you can play daily, whether with peers or other footballers.
Do you wear your own football package when actively playing football along with friends on the park or even wear
your shirt casually around town or perhaps is this your
ritual to wear your groups colors when going down to the pub.
I guess a handful of suspensions was enough to satisfy the NCAA.