Infographic: 8 Pros and cons of using the Oxford comma

8 Pros and cons of using the Oxford comma

This infographic was originally published on GrammarCheck and has been republished here with permission.

An Oxford Comma is used when separating a sentence such as clauses and when there are more than three items in a list. A comma indicates that the word before it is not very closely linked to the word after it grammatically. It is used to separate independent clauses from dependent ones, it is used before adverbs as well as before quotations. Researchers are often left confused while using punctuation when writing their manuscripts, take a look at this interesting infographic to understand the pros and cons in the use of commas before writing your research paper.

Oxford Comma Good or Bad? 8 Pros and Cons (Infographic)
Source: www.grammarcheck.net

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