View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/grammar-s-great-divide-the-oxford-comma-ted-ed If you read "Bob, a DJ and a clown" on a guest list, are three people coming to the party, or only one? That depends on whether you're for or against the Oxford comma -- perhaps the most hotly contested punctuation mark of all time. When do we use one? Can it really be optional, or is there a universal rule? TED-Ed explores both sides of this comma conundrum. Lesson by TED-Ed, animation by Zedem Media.
New video from Vampire Weekend for the single 'Oxford Comma' directed by Richard Ayoade.
Oxford commas are the world's most controversial punctuation mark — but where did they come from? Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook for more: https://www.facebook.com/philedwardsinc1/ Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Oxford comma is a grammar geek's obsession, and it turns out to have an unusual history behind it. The mark got its start thanks to the advocacy of Herbert Spencer, a scientist/philosopher/generalist who believed it was more efficient and clear. He also came up with the term survival of the fittest. This is how it happened... Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Highlights of The Oxford Commas on Sky's new show, "Sing: Ultimate A Cappella" (broadcast on 03/11/17). * Round (1): Stevie Wonder Medley of "I Wish" and "Superstition" * VT Clip introducing the group * Round (2): "The Scientist", Coldplay * Round (3): A medley of "Forget You", "Thinking Out Loud" and "Sorry", Cee-Lo Green/Ed Sheeran/Justin Bieber
The Oxford Commas' trademark funky Stevie Wonder medley, including 'I Wish', 'Superstition' and 'Isn't She Lovely'. Arranged by Oscar Hansen (Comma) Production: A Webb Street Studios Production www.webbstreetstudios.co.uk Directed by Ali Webb Edited by Kare Khoo Mastered by Tony McHugh
When should you use an Oxford comma (also known as a serial comma)? Our video explains all. Read more on the Oxford comma: http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2011/06/oxford-comma/ © Oxford University Press
The Oxford Commas perform a dangerously fierce version of Britney Spears' iconic song "Toxic", in the final of "Sing: Ultimate A Cappella".
The Oxford Commas perform a real crowd-pleasing medley of Cee-Lo Green's "Forget You", Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" and Justin Bieber's "Sorry", in the final round of "Sing: Ultimate A Cappella" (episode 5, broadcast on 03/11/17).
The Oxford Commas perform their trademark, funky Stevie Wonder Medley in the first round of "Sing: Ultimate A Cappella" (episode 5, broadcast on 03/11/17).
The Oxford Commas, Oxford's newest, youngest, and most recently formed all-male a cappella group perform Feelin' Good. OPB: Nina Simone Arranged by Richard Whitney Soloist: Kieran Vail Filmed by Tristan Upton You can get in touch at email@example.com FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/theoxcommas TWITTER: https://twitter.com/theoxcommas