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ThatFanficGuy  ·  1002 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Oxford Comma: Great For Listing, Pontificating, And Winning Court Cases

    Grade 2: She came home with a book, a toy, a bat and a ball.

How weird is that: such a common item of punctuation having such varied use in different languages?

This is how we put a comma in a Russian language list. It seems weird to me that you would put a comma after the next-to-last item on the list. There's no particular logic behind it: we just don't have the Oxford comma in Russian.