Grammar School

This recent infographic on Copyblogger caught my eye. Some of these grammar goofs have never tripped me up, but others I have to watch out for – less/fewer is one I find easy to get right in writing, but sometimes I hear myself saying the wrong word out loud. I love it when I ixnay a dangling participle, but know I there are plenty I don’t manage to catch. And while it can be pretty enjoyable to make fun of contestants on The Bachelor who say  “I” when they mean “me”, it’s actually a lot of work to train your ear to know which word to use when, especially because they’re so often misused. I suspect I’ll be working on that one for the rest of my life.

I think just being aware of common grammatical errors is half the battle, and that’s why reminders like these are so helpful.

What are your grammatical pet peeves and Achilles’ heels?

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly
Souce: Copyblogger

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