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2:21 PM, January 22nd, 2013

The Best Shots Fired in the Oxford Comma Wars

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“This book is dedicated to my parents, Ayn Rand and God.”

Here are some quotes that each side uses in the debate over the Oxford comma.

I was pro-Oxford comma but now I’m not sure?

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11:16 AM, April 12th, 2012
Oh, Cheat Sheet, you beautiful, beautiful publication. I am not an Internet grammar bitch, but as a journalism undergrad and a copy editor, my heart is aching: "Here's are article on O'Mara." P.S. I love you.

Best. Grammar correction. Ever. 

4:57 PM, March 22nd, 2012
newsweek:

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newsweek:

Ask a Copy Editor!

Ever have a grammatical question you want an expert’s view on? Do you wake up at night wandering wondering if you used that semicolon correctly? Have you found youself chewing on a pencil over single vs. versus double quotation marks? Wonder whether “Etch a Sketch” is hyphenated or not?

Have no fear! We’re launching a new segment here on the nwktumblr called Ask a Copy Editor! It’s exactly what it sounds like! Use Tumblr’s Ask box to submit any and all of your titillating copy/grammar/spelling questions. We’ll pass them on to Newbeast’s expert copy editors and they’ll do there their best to answer all of them right here on our Tumblr. So have at it! 

Submit a question for a copy editor

Hurray for stock photos and grammar!  

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