When and where to use a comma

When and where to use a comma

Updated July 2023 If there’s one topic that engenders the most emotion with coaching and training clients, it’s the serial or Oxford comma. We don’t even agree on it here at The Word Factory. Seriously, if you looked at unedited copy from our group, you could narrow...
Happy Punctuation Day!

Happy Punctuation Day!

Happy National Punctuation Day! Between our own writing and teaching others about writing, these little marks and techniques take up a lot of our time. We often cover very technical topics from cell apoptosis to financial derivatives. Sometimes we need to use long...