Are you one of those who sigh when others start arguing about punctuation? Do you get impatient, and just wish they’d talk about something that actually made a difference? The Oxford Comma – No, forget it, please! Rules of punctuation don’t actually matter, after all, you say to yourself.
It ain’t necessarily so. Read https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/us/oxford-comma-lawsuit.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad&_r=0, where we read that a comma, or lack of it, can cost millions of dollars.
So be careful the next time you’re composing that list …..