Friday, May 17, 2013

Oxford comma appreciation

My love for the Oxford comma apparently has gone too far, based on this conversation:

To give you context, in my profile I mention I am good at pet-sitting and enforcing the Oxford comma.  Meanwhile, this creeper wrote that he dislikes the Oxford comma.  Although I was joking in my response to him that this is a deal-breaker, I do vehemently believe in this vital punctuation mark.  If you don't believe me, look at this: 


5 comments:

  1. Ouch -- you cut him off cold. I don't think he'll rebound from that rejection.

    I'm a huge believer in the Oxford comma, but I could date someone who disagrees -- as long as he has taken the time to form an educated opinion on the subject.

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  2. I was far more put off by his suggestion that I beat him into submission than his opposition to the oxford comma :)

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  3. LOL what do you expect from a guy who's user name is "kinkycritter" *shakes head*

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  4. As Vampire Weekend put it: Who gives a fuck about an Oxford Comma?

    (I am a proponent of the Oxford Comma and a self-proclaimed Grammar Nazi.)

    And anyone who would so easily abandon his principles....hehehe.

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