$10 million lawsuit settled by an Oxford comma.

The Oxford comma is a much-debated piece of punctuation. The famous (or for some infamous) AP Style Guide says that the “serial comma” is not required and many, many publications and websites follow this advice. If you’re not sure what an Oxford (or “serial”) comma is, it’s the comma before the last item in a list […]

Review: Hemingway – Online Spelling and Grammar Checker

What does it do? Hemingway takes a body of text and checks it for spelling, grammar, and style/readability. The first two functions are commonplace in any word processor and most text editors – it’s the style and readability check that is interesting. Paste or write a piece of text in Hemingway and it will automatically give […]