Comma Queens

Actual conversation at our house:

K – I just wrote a course description for my elective.

M – Really? I want to read it. [reads] Are you going to teach impressionable children your irrational hatred of the oxford comma?

K – Of course, they have to learn to be real journalists. Journalists don’t use oxford commas.

M – But print is dead!

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You should have heard him when he found out I taught my fourth graders about interrobangs.

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