Top Ten Grammar Mistakes I See ALL THE TIME

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The Loony Teen Writer

There are two types of people: those who can’t stand it when people use “your” instead of “you’re,” and those who commit the crimes.

Fine, there are also people in between, but you’re ruining my point.

I’m one of the angry-when-people-use-grammar-wrong people. Like this:


Here are the top ten most common mistakes I see people making:

1) Affect/Effect

Effect is a noun.

Affect is a verb.

Think of it as “the effect of global warming” or “I affect global warming” (because, you know, I’m so hot).

Oh god, who told me I should write this post?

2) Its/It’s

It’s is a contraction of “it is.” If you’re talking about the rock’s feelings, you’re talking about its feelings, not it’s feelings.

Same with who’s/whose. If you mean “who is,” use “who’s,” otherwise it’s whose.

Examples: who’s my favourite Disney Princess?

Duh, she reads books.

3) Your/you’re

More contractions – yay! This…

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