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[*] posted on 1/7/2013 at 02:59 PM
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I'm working on an article for my humor blog involving bad grammar. I need to pack as many offenses as possible into one paragraph. This is what I have so far:

To staunch grammarians, my prose must truly be a nightmare. I tend to routinely split infinitives, they're is no rhythm or reason to that which I write; I do not respect semi-colons.


Opinions? I'd have to find out I failed to break a grammar rule on purpose. :smilegrin:





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[*] posted on 1/7/2013 at 09:26 PM


The semicolon is being used properly, but you don't hyphenate that word.






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[*] posted on 1/8/2013 at 09:10 AM


Thanks Michy. You're right. I used the semi colon correctly. I'll fix that. :-)

rewrite:
To staunch grammarians, my prose must truly be a nightmare. I tend to routinely split infinitives; they're is no rhythm or reason to that which I write; I do not respect semi-colons.

[Edited on 1/8/2013 by melinda]





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