Friday, March 17, 2017

WIRTW #453 (the “Oxford comma” edition)


Who knew that the l’il ol’ Oxford comma was so controversial? I would have never dreamed that yesterday’s post on the importance of its omission in a wage/statute would generate so much feedback, or that people feel so passionately about its use or non-use. In fact, it was my most shared and talked about post since my takedown of Trump’s first immigration ban.

To gauge exactly how you feel about the Oxford comma, I’ve designed a quick, one-question survey. Take a moment, and click “yes” or “no” on whether one should use the Oxford comma when writing.

Create your own user feedback survey

I’ll publish the results in the coming weeks.

Here’s what I read this week:


Discrimination


Technology


HR & Employee Relations


Wage & Hour


Labor

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