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Posts Tagged: Mary Norris

Notable NYC: 6/22–6/28

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 6/9–6/15

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Literary events in and around New York City this week!

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Serial Commas, Subordinate Clauses, and the New Yorker

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Mary Norris has a gift for your favorite grammarian in this week’s New Yorker: a detailed account of comma policy from a veteran copyeditor. The magazine is notorious for its meticulous house style (where else do you still see a diaeresis over the word coördinate?), which it owes to Mensa-level punctuator Eleanor Gould and her […]

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