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  • Marketing and communication, and grammar...

    05 July 2011

    "Who gives a f*** about an Oxford comma?" asked Vampire Weekend, three years before it became clear that the answer is, in fact, 'quite a few people'.

    The furore caused by (inaccurate) reporting of Oxford University's mooted change of grammatical guidance regarding the use of commas in lists was fascinating - a reminder that, even in the age of :) smileys and SMS text-speak (M&M is gr8), people do, well, give a f*** about writing proper.

    It intrigued me, however, that amid the tumultuous tweeting and media mayhem, there was little reaction from the creative communications industries. ...

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    Posted by: Stuart Lambert

    Tags: Content, Writing, PR