Episode 10: Commas (Inspired by Mary Norris)

This week we discuss the introduction to Mary Norris’s book, Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen. From there we talk about peculiarities of commas in The New Yorker, basic guidelines for comma usage, and everyone’s favorite: The Oxford Comma.

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Links:
Learning to Love the House Style,” by Mary Norris
Paul Brians’ entry on commas
The Oxford Comma
Dr. Howard

 

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