Oxford comma: why comma before ‘and’, ‘or’ is necessary

This usage of the comma has instigated arguments from writers and grammarians over the years. As much as those who use it have proven its necessity, not everyone has accepted its importance. The comma before and (or or) is called a serial comma or Oxford comma (because it’s used by Oxford University Press). It is used before the penultimate (second from the last) […]

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Envelope vs envelop: know the difference

The difference between envelope and envelop is known to a large number of people, but some don’t even know what that’s all about. The difference is simply in the part of speech they belong to. Envelope (noun) An envelope is that square or rectangular paper container that encloses a letter. It could also be a covering for or outer layer […]

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