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What is an Oxford comma?

An Oxford (or serial) comma is used right before a conjunction in a list. For example: Without Oxford Comma: I would like to thank my parents, my acting coach and God. (MORE)

Oxford or Cambridge?

Both universities are equally prestigious. However, in the UK, Cambridge is known more for the sciences while Oxford is considered to be better for the humanities. In all, it (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

Why is oxford named oxford?

The name Oxford derives from Oxen-ford, i.e. the place where the oxen could cross the river Thames, known locally as the Isis.
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Where is oxford?

Oxford, the 'city of dreaming spires', is a city in Oxfordshire, England. It is located northwest of London.
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Why Oxford is named Oxford?

Oxford was originally known as "Oxenaforda", meaning "Ford of the Ox"; fords being more commonly used than bridges at that time.
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