Monday, March 4, 2013
TODAY IS NATIONAL GRAMMAR DAY
Language is something to celebrate, and March 4 is the perfect day to do it. It's not only a date, it's an imperative: March forth on March 4 to speak well, write well, and help others do the same!
Ten Grammar Myths Exposed:
1. A run-on sentence is a really long sentence.
2. You shouldn't start a sentence with the word "however."
3. "Irregardless" is not a word.
4. There is only one way to write the possessive form of a word that ends in "s."
5. Passive voice is always wrong.
6. "I.e." and "e.g." mean the same thing.
7. You use "a" before words that start with consonants and "an" before words that start with vowels.
8. It's incorrect to answer the question "How are you?" with the statement "I'm good."
9. You shouldn't split infinitives.
10. You shouldn't end a sentence with a preposition.