Re: looking for - serial comma cartoon, in public domain

Subject: Re: looking for - serial comma cartoon, in public domain
From: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2013 22:42:07 -0500

Those are super cartoons! How about coming up with a similar comparison
cartoon, such as the cheering people or thanking parents, ayn rand, and
someone else, using stick figures? Let me know if you need some help
setting it up....

Kathleen


On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 10:03 PM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>wrote:

> Hello, WR-L-ers,
>
> Iâm giving a presentation that includes a few writing tips, including the
> advice to use the serial comma. (If youâre against that, fine. But please
> do not hijack this thread to debate the merits or atrocity of the serial
> comma. I like it, and Iâm going to advise people to use it :-).
>
> Iâd like to include a cartoon, but Iâm artistically challenged, and so am
> looking for one online that is in the public domain or otherwise legal to
> use without violating any copyright.
>
> I love both of these cartoons,
> http://www.google.com/imgres?sa=X&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS274&biw=1265&bih=1127&tbm=isch&tbnid=8-jEPz7hmSqRHM:&imgrefurl=http://lavengro.typepad.com/peter_harvey_linguist/2013/04/the-cambridge-comma.html&docid=q9Gin01KvTb4MM&imgurl=http://sheribomb.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/oxford_comma1.jpg&w=1200&h=779&ei=J3nbUZPFLMXF4APiu4AY&zoom=1&ved=1t:3588,r:2,s:0,i:87&iact=rc&page=1&tbnh=181&tbnw=279&start=0&ndsp=31&tx=209&ty=70,
> but the first isnât quite appropriate, and I assume that neither is in the
> public domain in terms of my using them in a presentation.
>
> This oneâs also pretty fun:
> http://www.google.com/imgres?sa=X&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS274&biw=1265&bih=1127&tbm=isch&tbnid=L106RlcZqqzprM:&imgrefurl=https://www.facebook.com/seriescomma%3Fhc_location%3Dtimeline&docid=cznoEINdmWyAGM&imgurl=https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/p480x480/403284_156581721122985_445968041_n.jpg&w=480&h=480&ei=J3nbUZPFLMXF4APiu4AY&zoom=1&ved=1t:3588,r:3,s:0,i:90&iact=rc&page=1&tbnh=177&tbnw=172&start=0&ndsp=31&tx=104&ty=79
>
> But, does anyone have examples that would be permissible to use in a
> (paid) presentation?
>
> TIA,
> -Monique
> (And to complete your amusement, hereâs a whole Facebook page devoted to
> this: https://www.facebook.com/seriescomma?hc_location=timeline.)
>
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