Realtors will tell you location is everything. Martha Stewart will tell you presentation is everything. But honestly, people? It’s punctuation that’s everything!
And now a plug for the Oxford comma.
by Susan McCorkindale | Mar 19, 2012 | Confessions, Life in the Farm Lane, No Place to Hide | 1 comment
Thank you! Thank you! Every time I see a list of items run along until I slams at full speed into conjunction junction… Well, it doesn’t function.
And pointing it out to people is like cruelly badgering them to use “nauseous” and “nauseating” properly; it just ain’t going to happen.
But now, you have surged past us into the fray and we have a leader again. Something we have not had since William Safire forced out “…(choke)…two Whoppers…(wheeze)…Junior…” and faded away have we had such a feisty, unapologetic general.
Thank you. We await your orders!