415 - Commas Are Like People on the Subway

Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

May 8 2014 • 6 mins

Commas are like people on the subway: You think you know them, but they're awfully complex. This week, we'll dig deeper and get to know some of their jobs: separating items in a series (the Oxford comma), delineating appositives, and surrounding nonrestrictive phrases.