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Do you ever use for Oxford commas?
That was one of the things we were explicitly told not to do when I was in school.
As I see it, the commas in a list effectively take the place of having "and" between all the items so that last comma is redundant.
 

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That was one of the things we were explicitly told not to do when I was in school.
As I see it, the commas in a list effectively take the place of having "and" between all the items so that last comma is redundant.
You're right.

I think it's a generational thing. I was taught to use the oxford comma and still do out of habit today.

One of my best friends is a retired English teacher and it drives her nuts when people don't use it.
 
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