Top Ten Common Grammar Mistakes


The Top Ten

1 There, their and they're

There- it is over there.
Their- they hang up their coats.
They're- they're walking the dog. - Puga

2 Your and You're

Your-that is your parcel.
You're- you're so clever! - Puga

3 It's and Its
4 To, too and two

To- I sent it to you.
Too- that is too much sugar.
Two- one, two, three. - Puga

5 A and an

Incorrect- I ride a elephant.
Correct- I ride an elephant. - Puga

6 Then and Than
7 Exclusion of Oxford Comma

One of my pet peeves is exclusion of the Oxford comma.

"We went to the Beatles concert with the groupies, Jagger and Richards."

"We went to the Beatles concert with the groupies, Jagger, and Richards."

See the difference? - PetSounds

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8 Apostrophes in plurals

Everyone has to stop adding appostrophe's to plural's. - Turkeyasylum

9 Incorrect number of Ellipsis periods
10 Much and many

This may bother me more than any other. Especially since my class doesn't learn to say it right.

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