Jan 202016

I posted a video for Weird Al’s Word Crimes video about two weeks ago and blathered on about the Oxford comma. Here’s a simple explanation of what the Oxford comma is, but not why I believe it’s sometimes useful.

When I ran across this image on Facebook, I died laughing because sometimes I write like Walken is speaking, adding commas for the speech pauses in my head. I hate editing them out, but I don’t stop myself. Sometimes it causes me to restructure a sentence based on natural pauses in a certain character’s speech patterns.


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Christy is a writer, crafter, amateur photographer and enjoys sharing recipes. She also loves pushing buttons in Photoshop until her pictures magically look better.

Always looking for more work, Christy is currently editing her first book, finishing her second, blogging, guest blogging and making a nuisance of herself.
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