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10 Good Reasons Why Everyone Should Use The Oxford Comma

Have you ever thought about "comma"? Yes, I mean "Oxford comma."

The "Oxford comma" or a "serial comma" is an optional comma before the word 'and' at the end of a list. The definition comes with a word "optional" which means it's up to you if you want to use it or not. As it was traditionally used by printers, readers, and editors at Oxford University Press, they started calling it the Oxford comma. 

Knowing it a bit closer will make you realize the importance of using it. Let's see how the world would be if it doesn't exist.

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10 Good Reasons Why Everyone Should Use The Oxford Comma

10 Good Reasons Why Everyone Should Use The Oxford Comma

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Imagine the world without comma.

Imagine the world without comma.

Firstly, let's see how Oxford Dictionary defines it.

Firstly, let's see how Oxford Dictionary defines it.

1. Washington and Lincoln are rhinoceros.

1. Washington and Lincoln are rhinoceros.

2. I can guess what you are thinking at this point.

2. I can guess what you are thinking at this point.

3. Walken comma vs. Oxford comma vs. Standard comma.

3. Walken comma vs. Oxford comma vs. Standard comma.

4. Your personal discussion with your breakfast.

4. Your personal discussion with your breakfast.

5. Nelson Mandela is 800-year-old and likes to collect *well I better not say it*

5. Nelson Mandela is 800-year-old and likes to collect *well I better not say it*

6. Tim Tebow is the son of God and Ms.Trunchbull. Sounds interesting.

6. Tim Tebow is the son of God and Ms.Trunchbull. Sounds interesting.

7. That makes less sense.

7. That makes less sense.

8. Oxford comma becomes a matter of concern.

8. Oxford comma becomes a matter of concern.

9. Miley and Jennifer are puppies.

9. Miley and Jennifer are puppies.

Ryan Gosling appreciates you, what else do you want in life

 Ryan Gosling appreciates you, what else do you want in life

10. John F. Kennedy and Joseph Stalin are strippers. That's what your grammar says.

10. John F. Kennedy and Joseph Stalin are strippers. That's what your grammar says.

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