Econ 479

The Art of Writing, the Science of Economics

A costly comma

I often make this note in your work:

Use commas to separate more than two members of a series: “Truth and justice” but “truth, justice, and fairness for all.” In most grammar references, this is called the serial comma.

There’s a reason for that, and the Supreme Court backs me up. Victory!

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Written by gregorymcnamee

March 17, 2017 at 2:25 am

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