Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Serial (Comma) Killer

IVP editor Andy Le Peau seeks to defend the indefensible.

Update: A colleague passes this along:
Interesting—we covered this at the copy editor workshop I just went to. The workshop leader presented this sample sentence (which she took from an actual book preface) that illustrates the potential confusion that could result from not using the serial comma: I’d like to thank my parents, Jesus and Ayn Rand.