An Argument for the Oxford Comma

Okay, I am a nerd. And yes, I do prefer the Oxford comma. And this is a good example of why:

… highlights of his global tour include encounters with Nelson Mandela, an 800-year-old demigod and a dildo collector.

From the comments:

If I ruled the world, the Oxford comma would be required by law. But then my world wouldn’t be nearly as funny as this one, in which Mandela is a very old dildo-collecting demigod.

Also in the comments is another good example favoring the Oxford comma:

I’d like to thank my parents, George W. Bush and Oprah Winfrey.

Consider yourself normal if you have no idea what an Oxford comma is.

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