Top Ten Most Annoying Grammar MistakesPositronWildhawk 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
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.
Homophones. Screw homophones. - IkuraV 6 Comments
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 the worst at grammar - LootLlamaV 4 Comments
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
That picture (or should I say comic) though - SolacressV 4 Comments
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.) - MaxAurelius
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
Halseys song is good and there are many song's at the concert
Ahhh this makes me cringe. - Hermione_Granger220V 1 Comment
You are grammatically correct. You is grammatically incorrect. That is the truth. That are not the truth. - PositronWildhawk
There is 10 things wrong with this and my favorite song are very good.
Your trying two hard.
Try living in the south... I’m a grammar Nazi, and I do. - Hermione_Granger220
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
I have 2 word in my usernames - LootLlama
Two sheeps ate the grasses. - Puga
"What happened to the plane? ", someone may ask. If they simply answer "Gone", they won't get anywhere. - PositronWildhawk
Why are you using your sniper rifle on that person
Win - LootLlama
The plane exploded.
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. - LeaPurple2003
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
I can’t not stand when people do this - LootLlamaV 5 Comments
And I said Will you marry me? - WonkeyDude98
How will I have any idea what was being said? - PositronWildhawk
Loot llama said what’s the point of building forts, you’re going Night Night. Right on said Ali A and Ninja - LootLlama
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
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 have won cookie. I one the contest yesterday. - cosmo
I one the race!
Is there anywon who makes this kind of mistakes? - Fan_of_Good_Music
I honestly didn’t know people were THAT stupid. - Hermione_Granger220
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! - keycha1n
Sometimes I forget, but not this time
I like it in poems - AlkadikceV 3 Comments
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
People do this ALL THE TIME. I correct them and they get so mad... - Hermione_Granger220
I made a wish in the wishing good - LootLlama
Even Titles Don't Capitalize Every Letter, A, An, The, To, And, But, Or, For, Nor, Etc., You Do Not Capitalize - naFrovivuS
You're Wasting Time Doing Bad Grammar.
I hate when people do this
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
Why don’t they - LootLlamaV 4 Comments
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 could of spent my money on a Hersheys bar but instead I got a Almond Joy. - WonkeyDude98
Don't even get me started on this one... - truckturner
Heaven In Hiding is the amazingest song.
A list of my favorite Fortnite weapons; compact smg, gold scar, tactical shotgun, dual pistol - LootLlama
And then he said I was a llama in real life but I’m a human - LootLlama
I don't Use capITal letters iN the wrOng plaCe! - cosmo
ThAt WiLl Be VeRy WeIrD.
They're is so many list's were I have seed that. - Puga
I knew I wasn't the only one ticked off by this one! - DogsUnleashed
Why do people use apostrophes in plurals again? - Turkeyasylum
Why would user’s of this website write sentence’s like that?V 1 Comment
My mom said I can’t play Fortnite unfewer I Clean my room - LootLlama
I like special affects in movies because otherwise it would be a green screen - LootLlama
I read this tweet; it said, "9/11 never happened it was probably all special AFFECTS"
Affects? Affect is a verb. - naFrovivuS
It’s really confusing, though... - Hermione_Granger220
I kinda like the word “kinda,” though.
I wouldn’t necessarily call it improper English. It’s just laziness. People shorten pretty much every single word. - Hermione_Granger220
Ha! What kind of fool would make them kind of mistakes...? - Britgirl
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