Why I Still Use the Final Comma in a Series

I'm a purist when it comes to language, and sometimes some of the new "trends" in language use really drive me nuts.  When I taught, I required all of my students to use the final comma in a series.  When I write, I always use that final comma, also.  I recently saw a great blog post that explained the importance of that final comma.  Check it out:  The Rationale for the Serial Comma.