Oxford comma (noun): an optional comma before the word “and” at the end of a list; also known as the “serial comma.”
The most controversial punctuation mark known to man, the Oxford comma has sparked arguments for aeons. Is it necessary? Should we use it? Are we barbarians without it?
One Twitter user sought to answer these questions by creating @CelebrityOxford, an account that asks celebrities their views on the disputed comma. From writer Neil Gaiman to actress Lupita Nyong’o, famous faces are now sounding off on the Great Oxford Comma Debate.
We rounded up our favorite tweets above. So where do you stand on the Oxford comma? Let us know in the comments! (Or maybe you’re like Vampire Weekend and don’t give a f—k about the Oxford comma.)