occasional essays on working with words and pictures —writing, editing, typographic design, web design, and publishing— from the perspective of a guy who has been putting squiggly marks on paper for over five decades and on the computer monitor for over two decades
Thursday, June 30, 2011
As you were
Yesterday’s story of the demise of the Oxford comma was greatly exaggerated. The rumor began with a style guide used by the University of Oxford public relations office and had nothing to do with Oxford University Press, where the Oxford comma remains safely ensconced. I regret spreading the false rumor. As you were.