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The Superior Superiority of the Oxford Comma #15

One might observe that articles pertaining to the almighty Oxford comma have been especially scarce recently. This is due to various reasons, including but not probably limited to the moe-induced deterioration of my neurons. Also, I’ve run out of adjectives … Continue reading

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The Undeniable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #14

This article essentially serves as an extension of S01E02, in which I delved into various organizations’ policies on the Oxford comma, because my elitist philosophy compels me to have others look toward authority for their answers, especially when I’m authority. … Continue reading

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The Unadjectivable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #13

In a previous article, I explained how the existence of indefinite lists of items serves as another proof of the Oxford comma’s superiority. In rhetoric, this method of linking items without the use of a conjunction is referred to as … Continue reading

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The Incontestable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #12

In a previous article, I alluded to a particular problem with failing to use the Oxford comma in three-word lists: Some syntactic arrangements result in a noun immediately preceding a list, which makes the veritable listness of the list uncertain. … Continue reading

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The Undoubtable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #11

When delving into the multitudinous possibilities and uncertainties associated with the arrangement of appositions previously, I disregarded another instance in which the absence of an Oxford comma may undesirably mix your shizzle up, one in which even the holy semicolon … Continue reading

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The Incontrovertible Superiority of the Oxford Comma #10

As mentioned in a certain previous article, the prospect of logicality proves essential to a multitude of grammatical dilemmas. The inherent logic of the Oxford comma, of course, is the reason for which so many arguments can be made in … Continue reading

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The Inarguable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #9

Perhaps the most aesthetically displeasing problem with an Oxford comma-less sentence is a list containing merely three words. “Bananas, apples and oranges” appears inherently incorrect because the words clearly aren’t receiving equal attention. However,  you might never have considered that … Continue reading

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The Unmistakable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #8

Perhaps such an important point as this one is overdue, but I’d like to mention the bane of all those grammatical infidels who so tragically fall one comma short: the semicolon. In case you aren’t familiar with the less prominent … Continue reading

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The Indubitable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #7

This article shall delve into a petty grumble, the focus of which is not necessarily the clarity of the Oxford comma when used rather than neglected, but the proposition that it should be used with consistency. We all know, however, … Continue reading

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The Irrefutable Superiority of the Oxford Comma #6

Lynne Truss wrote a book with a rather thought-provoking title (speaking grammatically, of course): “Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation.”  Naturally, the pages within might take you on a perplexing journey of syntactic splendor, compelling you … Continue reading

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