Oxford Comma Dispute Is Settled as Maine Drivers Get $5 Million - The New York Times


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Oxford Comma Dispute Is Settled as Maine Drivers Get $5 Million
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5 days ago by kejadlen
Ending a case that electrified punctuation pedants, grammar goons and comma connoisseurs, Oakhurst Dairy settled an overtime dispute with its drivers that hinged entirely on the lack of an Oxford comma in state law.
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6 days ago by terry
Moral of the story: use the Oxford comma.
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6 days ago by ewerickson
Oakhurst Dairy trucks at the family-owned, independent dairy in Portland, Me. A settlement put a period on the case. Pat Wellenbach/Associated Press Ending a…
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7 days ago by jamies
Oxford Comma Dispute Is Settled as Maine Drivers Get $5 Million | NYT |
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7 days ago by rickc57
Oxford Comma Dispute Is Settled as Maine Drivers Get $5 Million.
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7 days ago by tedchoward
Oakhurst Dairy trucks at the family-owned, independent dairy in Portland, Me. A settlement put a period on the case. Pat Wellenbach/Associated Press Ending a…
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7 days ago by supinum
If ever you wonder if the Oxford comma really matters, then the answer is yes, sometimes it matters very very much.
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7 days ago by alasdairw
Obacht! Ein falsch gesetztes kann schnell mal 5 Mio $ kosten
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7 days ago by ballaschk
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7 days ago by stinkingpig
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Let this be a lesson to everyone who omits the serial comma.

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7 days ago by josephschmitt
Let this be a lesson to everyone who omits the serial comma.

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7 days ago by rufous
The punctuation in the law was ambiguous due to the lack of as "Oxford comma". The legislature's fix makes it grammatically worse.
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9 days ago by mcherm
"Oxford Comma Dispute Is Settled as Maine Drivers Get $5 Million"
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9 days ago by amy
Oakhurst Dairy trucks at the family-owned, independent dairy in Portland, Me. A settlement put a period on the case. Pat Wellenbach/Associated Press Ending a…
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10 days ago by kohlmannj