The Serial Comma

Why don't they call it the Merriam-Webster comma?


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Featuring: Emily Brewster
Love it or hate it, the serial comma arouses strong feelings. Emily Brewster is here to help you navigate them. Are the serial comma and the Oxford comma the same thing? What's the Harvard comma, and how many non-Harvard alumni use that term? The answers are in this video.

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