Top Ten Most Annoying Grammar Mistakes

PositronWildhawk
You'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.

The Top Ten

1 Misuse of "They're", "There" and "Their"

Their are a lot of people who do this. They're mistakes are so stupid. There annoying. - PetSounds

One of the most common mistakes including Your/You're which are so darn annoying. - Kiteretsunu

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.

They're doing sarcasm and I'm sitting there grammar nazying

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2 Misuse of "Your" and "You're"

How often do you see comments like "Your So Stupid! " and weep for the irony of its grammatical crime?!?! - PositronWildhawk

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 hate it when people write," your awesome and you're shirt is great! " - ToptenPizza

You're car is being wrecked

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3 Misuse of Commas

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... - Fan_of_Good_Music

Commas, apostrophes, colons and semi-colons can completely change the meaning of a sentence; it's not rocket science. - PositronWildhawk

Well I have, never done, this in my, life. - gemcloben

Some people be like: I like animal's

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4 Misuse of Apostrophes

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. - Turkeyasylum

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. - ToptenPizza

5 Misuse of "Is" and "Are"

You are grammatically correct. You is grammatically incorrect. That is the truth. That are not the truth. - PositronWildhawk

Your trying two hard.

6 Misuse of Plurals and Singular Terms

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. - PositronWildhawk

Eheh, apologies. That list still gives me that little brain itch... - keycha1n

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7 Sentence Fragments

"What happened to the plane? ", someone may ask. If they simply answer "Gone", they won't get anywhere. - PositronWildhawk

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8 Double Negative Terms

This don't mean nothing to you? So it must mean something. - PositronWildhawk

Ain't, ain't a word cause it ain't in the dictionary so I ain't gonna use it cause it ain't good grammar

You ain't not going? So you are going? - letdot52

You didn't do nothing? Meaning you did something? - naFrovivuS

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9 Absence of Quotation Marks

And I said Will you marry me? - WonkeyDude98

How will I have any idea what was being said? - PositronWildhawk

10 Misuse of "Much" and "Many"

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. - BKAllmighty

How much times do I gotta tell you! - WonkeyDude98

The Contenders

11 Misuse of "Whose" and "Who's"

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'm usually confused between this pair of words - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

12 Misuse of "Won" and "One"

I have won cookie. I one the contest yesterday. - cosmo

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13 No Periods

Yes! So many people don't use periods after sentences and it automatically makes the whole thing feel drab. I hate it! - keycha1n

I don't know why people do this - WonkeyDude98

How annoying can this get - Minecraftcrazy530

It really does suck - naFrovivuS

14 Misuse of "Good" and "Well"

When my sister is bragging about her English grades she ALWAYS says "i'm doing good in English." - AnonymousChick

I would bring that ironic situation up with her English teacher. - PositronWildhawk

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... - keycha1n

15 Questions Ending Without Question Marks

That doesn't really annoy me. A lot of people on here forget to put question marks at the end of a question anyways. - cosmo

I do this occasionally, but it's because I hit the wrong key, not because I'm unenlightened. - PetSounds

Do you think this is bad. - gemcloben

Isn't it annoying - naFrovivuS

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16 "Could Of" Instead of "Could Have"

How do people not know how the word "of" works? It's sad...

I could of spent my money on a Hersheys bar but instead I got a Almond Joy. - WonkeyDude98

17 When People Capitalize Every Word Like This Even If It's Not A Title

Even Titles Don't Capitalize Every Letter, A, An, The, To, And, But, Or, For, Nor, Etc., You Do Not Capitalize - naFrovivuS

18 Misuse of Colons and Semi-colons
19 Beginning or Finishing a Sentence With a Conjunction
20 Capital Letters In the Wrong Place

I don't Use capITal letters iN the wrOng plaCe! - cosmo

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