The use of commas


Is this correct?  I like candy, gum, and bananas.

Or, is this correct?  I like candy, gum and bananas.

asked Jan 15 '14 at 22:05 Terry Burnside New member

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Both are correct, but the use of the comma before the 'and', the Oxford comma, is preferred by most grammarians.  It makes the list a little bit clearer, and you can't go wrong by using it.

link comment answered Jan 15 '14 at 22:09 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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