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Is the Oxford comma really a political priority?

Is the Oxford comma really a political priority?

Thérèse Coffey arrives for a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street

“There are people who embrace the Oxford comma and people who don’t,” wrote Lynne Truss in her book Eats, Shoots and Leaves, “and I’ll just say this: never get between those people when drink has been taken.”

It is “one of the most controversial punctuation marks in history”, said Susie Dent in The i Paper. And now our new Health Secretary, Thérèse Coffey, has taken a stand on the issue. In one of the first email edicts to NHS staff from her office, they were warned to steer clear of “jargon” and “avoid Oxford commas”. For those not familiar, the Oxford or serial comma is one that comes before “and” in a series of three or

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