Grammar Giggle Week – Where Does These Go?

This was in a Google Alert for information on clients at work and the headline caught my eye . . . and immediately gave me a headache.

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Grammar Giggle Week – May 5018

I was researching some law firm awards recently and came upon this one. These people will be waiting a very long time for publication of their 2018 awards.

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Grammar Giggle Week – Day 1

Since I will be getting ready for and attending my NALS Conference here in the Phoenix area, this will be Grammar Giggle week! Today’s Grammar Giggle is from my local news station. Since I didn’t care enough about this story to wait for it, I’m not positive that the first word is supposed to be “Is,” but it doesn’t make any sense the way it is here.

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Grammar Giggle – It’s

This is a very common error I see. The apostrophe here is for a contraction. It’s is a contraction for “It is.” But that doesn’t fit in the restaurant’s advertisement. “Its” is the possessive form of the pronoun “it.”

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Grammar Giggle – Inconcince

A friend sent this to me after she saw it at a restaurant. It’s really a shame that dictionaries are not used when they are so easily available on the cell phones most people carry like they’re an appendage. It’s easy to check on something that you might not be sure of.

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