Sue Burke (mount_oregano) wrote,
Sue Burke

Stuff White People Like: #99 Grammar

 Oh, dear, I am so very, very white. I can go on at length about the serial (or Oxford) comma, and have a very firm and carefully reasoned stance in favor of it.

... If you wish to gain the respect of a white person, it’s probably a good idea that you find an obscure and debated grammar rule such as the "Oxford Comma" and take a firm stance on what you believe is correct. This is seen as more productive and forward thinking than simply stating your anger at the improper use of 'it’s."...

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