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Clarity's cost: the $5 million comma


February 3, 2020

Clarity is in short supply across America, but no longer at dairy farms in Maine.

In 2014, you see, drivers for a dairy company in Portland, Maine sued their employer for overtime pay because a state law pertaining to overtime-pay exemptions failed to include the Oxford comma.

What is the Oxford comma?

It’s the final comma in a list of things, Grammarly explains. In Grammarly’s example, the...

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