A Comment on Commas

2012 Green Bag Almanac and Reader 559

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-14

5 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2011 Last revised: 25 Apr 2014

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Erik M. Jensen

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Abstract

This article aims to get some respect for the underappreciated comma, using a New York Times book review to illustrate how misplaced punctuation can turn sense into nonsense.

Keywords: commas, punctuation, newspaper editing, New York Times Book Review

JEL Classification: K19

Suggested Citation

Jensen, Erik M., A Comment on Commas. 2012 Green Bag Almanac and Reader 559; Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-14. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1888446

Erik M. Jensen (Contact Author)

Case Western Reserve University School of Law ( email )

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