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There is STILL a place for the oxford or "serial" comma.  In most cases, the "and" takes the place of the comma.  HOWEVER, if you don't include an oxford comma, some things could actually be implied: 1) a list being taken as an aside As the old joke goes: "we...

passive and active forms of the same sentence are structurally (syntax) different while conveying the same meaning (semantic). Really, it is an arbitrary matter of preference.  However, it's not so "arbitrary" when it's your boss (or teacher) telling you which they prefer.  A...