Top Ten Most Annoying Grammar MistakesYou'd think that people of the level of education that we have, with proof-read and grammatically refined writings being around every last child in the education system, respectable grammar would be a sixth sense to society as a whole. But no. Twelve years after high school, and people continue to misplace apostrophes and use similar sounding words with entirely different spellings interchangeably. May this list be a guide to these ill-taught and often ignorant individuals, who won't care, or even notice, if I end this sentence with an invalid conjunction then.
Daily reminder that:
There is often used to refer to a place, it's both used as an adverb, noun or pronoun.
Their is a possessive, meaning that it is belonging or they own. If you want to show possession, use "their".
They're is basically an informal version of "they are".
I used to struggle so much of these mistakes on English class, and I get this is very irritating. I still do occasionally mix them up; no one is perfect. Anyways you get the idea.
Their are so many people who do this and they don't even realize there annoying me even though they're is no reason for it.
Yeah, people say there favorite song is Heaven In Hiding but their just using bad grammar.
Their are a lot of people who do this. They're mistakes are so stupid. There annoying.
I was watching a roblox video called "BAD GRAMMAR ON ROBLOX" And someone said "Fix YOU'RE Grammer,kid." And it's YOUR not YOU'RE, I also hate when people say your *insert adjective here* instead of you're *insert adjective here*
YOUR mind must be small if YOU'RE not able to get these right! And I thought "they're" "there" and "their" was bad!
I am genuinely surprised as an L2 speaker that some natives actually get something this basic wrong
Damn it, this gets every time! Thank you Postiron for this list! "Your" the best! Oops, I did it again =/
English isn't a native language for me & I have almost never learnt how to use commas (I don't mean apostrophes, colons and semi-colons) in the school. So...
Commas, apostrophes, colons and semi-colons can completely change the meaning of a sentence; it's not rocket science.
Only the extremely obvious misuse of commas bothers me
That picture (or should I say comic) though
Honestly, the top three items on this list are not usually made once you get to sixth grade. (Luckily, people in my area are relatively smart.) Lots of my classmates, however, make this mistake.
Also, I came to all the grammar lists because on my profile page I mentioned I was somewhat obsessed with making sure nobody makes grammatical mistakes. (You can call me a fool.)
Make sure to use apostrophes. Just look at this pair of sentence fragments:
Without apostrophe: Hell help me now.
With apostrophe: He'll help me now.
Apostrophes are very important. Wich sentence makes more sense:
Don't hell do it so ill wait.
Don't he'll do it so I'll wait.
Halseys song is good and there are many song's at the concert
Well, probably that's why conjugation for other verbs has almost died out from English. Maybe in 2500 there will only be an infinitive form for each verb and even the past simple tense needs to be expressed by auxilaries.
You are grammatically correct. You is grammatically incorrect. That is the truth. That are not the truth.
There is 10 things wrong with this and my favorite song are very good.
Your trying two hard.
When referring to one item, you aren't referring to one items. Just as you are eating one apple, not one apples, or two apple.
Eheh, apologies. That list still gives me that little brain itch...
Two sheeps ate the grasses.
I have 2 word in my usernames
I've heard double negatives in songs a lot and they always driving me crazy, I was taught to not use double negatives. I'm a non-native English speaker. There is an exception when you say "It's not unusual" but that's kind of the only case.
These are undeniably one of the worst grammar mistakes to make
This don't mean nothing to you? So it must mean something.
This is a very common one. At least I don't make no mistakes
"What happened to the plane? ", someone may ask. If they simply answer "Gone", they won't get anywhere.
Why are you using your sniper rifle on that person
The plane exploded.
There was this kid back in elementary school that would drive me crazy by saying things like "I have so much pennies". He did this through the 8th grade.
I honestly thought that they were the same thing.
There is much things wrong with saying this.
I've seen this so much times
For example: "Are you doing good today? "
No, it's "Are you doing well today? "
This used to not bother me, but the more I've noticed it the more annoying its gotten...
When my sister is bragging about her English grades she ALWAYS says "I'm doing good in English."
Heaven In Hiding is a really well song!
I made a wish in the wishing good
The use of these pronouns are often misused to be at the beginning of sentences as the noun doing the action: me, him/her, they, them, me and him/her, him/her and me; these words belong after the verb if they are the subject of the action. These pronouns should be used instead prior to an action verb: I, he, she, we, you, they, it. To show possession prior to an action verb, these words should be used: my, his/her, their and your.
How will I have any idea what was being said?
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I can see where those people are coming from, because "Bob's" means "belonging to Bob", but even so, it makes people look stupid.
I don’t know the difference.
Who’s always means “who is”. That’s how I tell when to use who’s or whose. I just remember that.
I have won cookie. I one the contest yesterday.
That only happens on roblox.
Is there anywon who makes this kind of mistakes?
I one the race!
People who do this can you please stop it is a little annoying and makes it hard to read so please stop
(I wrote it with no punctuation on purpose.)
Yes! So many people don't use periods after sentences and it automatically makes the whole thing feel drab. I hate it!
Ah yes, this is a pet peeve for me, especially if the comment is serious.
Sometimes I forget, but not this time
I could of used bad grammar, but I did it the correct way.
How do people not know how the word "of" works? It's sad...
I would of added this but someone did it already.
Practised in English course.
I sometimes have to restrain myself from correcting this every time.
When people say this, than I want to correct there grammar.
People can be so dumb sometimes...
Better then comma misuse
Heaven In Hiding is the amazingest song.
I can't read writing that has mistakes like this several times. If it was only one error, it could've been autocorrect
I hate it when people do this.
I hate this two!
That doesn't really annoy me. A lot of people on here forget to put question marks at the end of a question anyways.
I do this occasionally, but it's because I hit the wrong key, not because I'm unenlightened.
Do you think this is bad.
Yeah, what do you think.
This drives me absolutely CRAZY e.g. less people at the shop instead of fewer people at the shop... GR!
My mom said I can’t play Fortnite unfewer I Clean my room
Ughh... my teacher says them ones. I correct her so often my friends call me 'grammar police.' also, once we were ripping up the times newspaper and I found a grammar mistake. I circled it with a red marker and handed it to my teacher. if it weren't for the circle she wouldn't have even spotted it. also once I sent a letter to my newspaper people because I found a mistake. That was a year ago I haven't heard back. I guess they were embarrassed to be proven wrong by a kid!
This makes me cringe. I mean, seriously. It’s so annoying!
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Obviously ending a sentence with a conjunction is awful. But starting a sentence with a conjunction is something I do a lot. It doesn't bother me at all.
And then he said I was a llama in real life but I’m a human
Because it’s wrong.
I knew I wasn't the only one ticked off by this one!
Why do people use apostrophes in plurals again?
They're is so many list's were I have seed that.
I see this a lot in my school unfortunately
Don't even get me started on this one...