Category Archives: Grammar and Punctuation

News and information about grammar and punctuation issues.

National Grammar Day

A tribute to National Grammar Day on March 4th. Continue reading

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Serial Comma

Let’s talk for just a minute about the serial comma, which is also called the Harvard or Oxford comma. Opinion varies on whether or not to use the serial comma, so its use has become an issue of personal preference. Continue reading

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Commas Save Lives

Today is National Punctuation Day, and I’m prepared to spend a good portion of my day promoting why this day deserves more attention. Here’s an example of the vital role played by the lowly comma in direct address situations.   … Continue reading

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