The Oxford Comma

There is some debate as to the necessity of the oxford comma in writing.  This comma happens just before ‘and’ in a list of words:  There were apples, oranges, and bananas (the last comma is the oxford comma). I for one am a fan. Some, however, would hotly contest its presence. Vampire Weekend are very clear on their preference:

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