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Ten Grammar Mistakes You Don’t Need to Make

Everyone makes mistakes with their grammar. Even after years of writing and millions of words, I still find myself checking things. But if you’re writing copy for your website, grammar and spelling are important. As far back as 2011 the BBC had an article on poor spelling ‘costing millions in online sales.’ Does it really matter when ‘should of done it b4 he went’ is almost common usage? For me, the answer is an emphatic, ‘yes.’ I … [Read more...]

Could Bad Grammar Cost the Election?

Does it matter that a parliamentary candidate doesn’t know the possessive apostrophe should be used for a measurement of time? Well, as far my vote is concerned, yes it does. Home from work yesterday and two election leaflets are lying on the mat. One – national – from UKIP: the other – local – from the Conservatives. Let’s see what they have to say. UKIP first… Sam – the candidate whose picture seems to suggest that his underpants are … [Read more...]