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November 04, 2011

Top 10 Grammar Pet Peeves

Seen here.
  1. It's "I couldn't care less." "I could care less" means that you actually do care.
  2. An apostrophe is never used to form a plural.
  3. "Literally" means it actually happened, not that it figuratively happened.
  4. "Loose" and "lose" are two different words.
  5. "Your" and "you're" are also two different words.
  6. "Their," "there" and "they're" are actually three different words.
  7. "Nonplus" does not mean what you think it means.
  8. "Affect" is a verb. "Effect" is a noun.
  9. "It's" is short for "it is" and "its" means "belonging to it."
  10. "Irregardless" is not a word.