Easy-to-make grammar errors that rob credibility
“Oh, no, how did I miss that?”
Unfortunately, in the eyes of many people, that grammatical error will rob your piece of writing of credibility.
OK, sure, not in Twitter; and people may cut some slack to allow for the informality of blogs. But in static websites and newsletters, frequent errors grate and irritate.
Bad grammar may also obscure or even change the intended meaning.
- More good advice from CopyBlogger
- How to check and revise
- Use a consistent house-style
- How to write like your teacher told you not to
- Daily Writing Tips come as a useful, err daily, email
- And, if you are writing for outsiders, avoid christianese jargon! And remember that storytelling communicates best.
Here’s a great graphic reminder of common errors. Add your own pet irritants here.
Infographic by CopyBlogger
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