The Oxford comma Posted on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 12:57 pm. PTWritten by Jim Dalrymple I’ve never seen anything like the fights that go on over the Oxford comma. JohnDoey The whole point of punctuation is to enhance readability. So why wouldn’t you use the Oxford comma since it enhances readability? To save one character? Steven Fisher I wonder at this, too. I don’t usually use the Oxford comma, but I don’t see why anyone would passionately argue AGAINST it. It’s mostly laziness on my part. diskgrinder Nothing has been so neglected, as the prepositional clause sincarne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_i1xk07o4g BG Beat me to it 🙂 The White Tiger Did you guys not read the article? He links to this same video and wrote this:“An alternative view comes from the punk band Vampire Weekend when they ask the musical question ‘Who gives a f— about an Oxford comma?’ The answer, boys, is ‘I do.'” Steven Fisher I tried, but the server’s not responding right now. 🙂 richardint In this I’m a traditionalist. No Oxford / serial comma. Moeskido Dueling style-manual gangs bring puns to a paper-cut fight.