The Oxford period is used in lieu of the Oxford (or serial) comma in a sentence, in an effort to make a sentence appear more profound or dramatic than it is. The Oxford period is often used on Tumblr and Facebook.
I'll check her sidebar bio to see what her favorite things are. It says, "Water. Fire. Wind. and Dirt." Nice, a list using the Oxford period.
by Ceabelyo January 12, 2014