The Oxford comma is probably the most divisive punctuation mark in the English language: academics root for it, journalists are torn over it, and the general public has some strong feelings about it.
And recently, Oakhurst Dairy settled a dispute for $5 million because a policy lacked an Oxford comma.
Me: Do you use the Oxford comma?
Date: The what?
Me: Shrugs, eats, and leaves.
Maine dairy drivers who p icked a court fight over grammar have an extra $5 million to show for their geekery, reports the AP. Oakhurst Dairy drivers settled their 2014 lawsuit last week for a relatively big pay day—they had origina...
Ah, the Oxford comma. Journalists often fight over it, academics love it and a lot of people don't care about or even know what it is. But this singular bit of punctuation is actually super important. Just ask a couple dairy driver...
An appeals court dispute between a Maine dairy company and its delivery drivers came down to a single punctuation mark — or rather, the lack of it. Count it a win for the controversial comma.
Everyone’s heard of the Oxford comma, but what if you went somewhere else for college? Jorge Cham of PHD Comics created this clever comic about punctuation based on university experience. image via PHD Comics via Neatorama