__/ [Big Bill] on Tuesday 30 August 2005 08:18 \__
>>Likewise, there are issues with punctuation. My supervisor insists on
>>commas being a sensible thing before the word "and", backed up by books
>>that were published by linguists. For example, take "I eat at Subway,
>>Macdonald's and Ben and Jerry's" versus "I eat at Subway, Macdonald's, and
>>Ben and Jerry's", which removes a possible ambiguity. I learn to just obey
>>those whom I work with.
> The Oxford comma, I think that's called. Some use it, some don't.