Legal Case Turns on an Oxford Comma, or Rather, the Lack of One

An appellate case in Maine demonstrates the value of the “Serial Comma,” also known as the “Oxford Comma.” This article does a great explanation, and if you’re not familiar with the debate about the Oxford Comma, I won’t try to distill it in a few sentences. Rather, I think it is summed up best in a meme.

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A court’s decision in a Maine labor dispute hinged on the absence of an Oxford comma

 

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