Amanda Lin, Global English Editing & The Expert Editor, offered the infographic below. I looked at it and realized I’m guilty! I’m not sure I even understand the comma splice.
Although I know the difference between its and it’s, and your and you’re, my typing fingers often lead me to make those grammar mistakes – as some of you probably know.
I’m not sure using the passive voice is actually a grammar error, but it sure can be a mistake and results in boring prose.
Take a look and see if we should send the grammar police after you or if you’re use of language is, if not great, at least darn good.
If you want to confess to some grammar mistakes or goofs, you can do so in comments.
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