I concur with Michael, in that the serial comma it is sometimes necessary but regardless, it is never harmful. I use the serial comma by default, unless the 'and' is part of a singular grouping such as "Bath and Wells" or "Marks and Spencer", or some such.
Doug On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 4:47 AM Michael Lewis <mlewi...@optusnet.com.au> wrote: > Ah. But it is necessary *sometimes*. The basis of the Oxford style is that > including it is sometimes necessary but never harmful. Its consistent > omission is often predicated on the quite false assumption that it does the > same job as "and" so need never be used alongside it. But "and" is purely > conjunctive whereas the comma can also be disjunctive. > - Michael Lewis > > _______________________________________________ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to email@example.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/framers%40lists.frameusers.com/ Subscribe and unsubscribe at http://lists.frameusers.com/listinfo.cgi/framers-frameusers.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com