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To learn more about this punctuation mark, start by reading the two Grammar Girl posts here and here. To understand the difference between grammar “rules” and grammar “style” choices, you’ll want to look at a style guide or two. Below are the websites for several major English language style guides: The Economist Style Guide Chicago Manual of Style Oxford University Press Associated Press MLA Want to improve (or test) your knowledge about punctuation? Take the TED-Ed Lessons described below: The Oxford comma: 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. Watch this TED-Ed Lesson to explore both sides of the comma divide. How to use a semicolon: It may seem like the semicolon is struggling with an identity crisis. It looks like a comma crossed with a period. Maybe that’s why we toss these punctuation marks around like grammatical confetti; we’re confused about how to use them properly. Watch this TED-Ed Lesson to see best practices for the semi-confusing semicolon.