Top Ten Worst Grammar Mistakes

The Top Ten

1 Double Negatives

These are undeniably one of the worst grammar mistakes to make

We don't need no education.

This is a very common one. At least I don't make no mistakes

I ain't got no time for nobody

2 Misuse of They’re, There, and Their

Yeah, people say there favorite song is Heaven In Hiding but their just using bad grammar.

Did you just ironically say "there" and "their" when it's supposed to be "their" and "they're"? Clever.

I did this while texting before, and I felt embarrassed.

Yeah, I see a lot of people who misuse these words.

People should know how to spell.

3 Lack of Commas

Yeah who forgets commas I never do

Only the extremely obvious misuse of commas bothers me

4 Misuse of Good and Well

Heaven In Hiding is a really well song!

Doing well to rid injustice

It doesn’t bug me as much as some grammatical errors do, but still, it’s not proper.

5 Misuse of Then and Than

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

6 Misuse of Too, To, and Two

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!

7 “These Ones”

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!

8 Misuse of Much and Many

There is much things wrong with saying this.

I've seen this so much times

9 Bad Punctuation

I really, do hate this? People still. Do this going into, high school it's so annoying! It quite literally looks. Like this comment, but with smaller words:

Yeah? Bad punctuation. Is so annoying&

My biggest grammar pet-peeve.

This, message is,beating a dead horse@

10 Misuse of Your and You’re

If your misusing these words, you're grammar is not correct.

Yeah, you're grammar is very bad if you do this.

Your an idiot, the end.

The Newcomers

? Misuse of "a lot"

The Contenders

11 Misuse of Me and I

People do this all the time.

Me and Halsey have the same favorite song.

I hate it when people are like me, and mom... I'm like: GUYS IT'S MOM, AND I, NOT ME, AND MOM!

12 The Word "Ain't"

I've ain't never used this.

That was actually quite painful to type. I think that I just lost a few brain cells.

I knew it by reading a book since 4th grade these people wronged me...- Kevinsidis

I use it still to be honest

We aren't slang! Come on!

13 Misuse of Effect and Affect

This one is less annoying because it isn't known as well, but it's still annoying nonetheless.

Not as bad as some grammar mistakes, but still, it’s annoying.

I always thought affect wasn’t a word.

Thanks, AP Language class.

14 “Irregardless”

It’s not even a word.


15 Misuse of Who’s and Whose

I don’t know the difference.

"Who's" is a contraction of the words "who" and "is" while "whose" is a possessive form of "who".

Who’s always means “who is”. That’s how I tell when to use who’s or whose. I just remember that.

16 Rapping vs. Raping

Elitists be like "spot the difference? "

Oh my Jedi god! - Kevinsidis

Yeah... there’s a big difference...

17 “Could Of”, “Would Of”, or “Should Of”

I would of added this but someone did it already.

I don't use "would of". I think.

18 Breath vs. Breathe

You need to breath or you will die.

19 Misuse of Its and It's

It's so annoying!

Again, thanks AP Language class.

Yeah. “It’s” means “it is”. “Its” means “belonging to it”. People should know that stuff!

20 Misuse of Who and Whom

Whom is stealing my victory royale?

Yeah, it’s a common mistake.

21 Putting an Apostrophe to Make a Word Plural

I see this a lot in my school unfortunately

Yeah, their are so many way’s people have bad grammar.

22 Use of Were, Where, We're and Wares

There seems to be much confusion regarding these words. I often notice where and were are not used correctly.

23 Using "Seen" Without a Helper

I often hear people say "I seen" or We seen" without using the helper word "have." "I saw..." or "I have seen..." are the only correct versions.

Yeah, I seen people do this. It annoys me a bit.

24 Incorrect Use of the Verb "To Be"

"I be" and "We be" are NEVER correct.

25 Incorrect Pronoun Usage

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.

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