• Save the Oxford comma! A Grammar Nazi’s plea
Alexandra Petri, Washington Post - ComPost The is logical, helpful, and innocuous. Leaving it out creates strange bedfellows at the ends of sentences. The comma keeps lists from bleeding into each other — as in the apocryphal dedication, “To my parents, Ayn Rand and God.” It keeps you from accidentally clumping things that don’t want to be clumped.