Category: Grammar

24September

Test Your Grammar Knowledge

Can you spot the 10 errors in the paragraph below?   Click here to view the answers!
  • Posted by Kathy  Posted on 24 Sep  2 Comments
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15November

Grammar-Fail Tiebreaker: The Votes are in!

Thanks to everyone who voted for a second-place winner. The votes are in, and we’d like to congratulate Charlotte P. for taking second place (and for scoring a $25 Amazon.com gift card)! Charlotte submitted this photo of a wearable grammar fail (“Free hugs for qualifed candidates”): So, this brings our first-ever grammar-fail photo contest to
  • Blog, blogging, contest, Copywriting, grammar, grammar tips, grammar-fail contest, grammar-fail photos, proofreading, Social Media, Website
  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 15 Nov  0 Comments
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04November

Cast Your Vote . . . Again!

First of all, we’d like to congratulate Chris for taking first place! We’ve emailed him his $50 Amazon.com gift certificate! Also, be sure to check out Chris’ website, Part Time Writer. We’d also like to congratulate Ms. Very Married and Charlotte P. They’re tied for second place ($25 gift certificate). We’re kicking off a tiebreaker
  • grammar tips, grammar-fail contest, grammar-fail photos, proofreading, proofreading tips
  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 04 Nov  2 Comments
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21October

Cast Your Vote!

Our grammar-fail photo contest is officially closed, and we’ve selected our five finalists.  Thanks to everyone who submitted photos!  Voting will close on Thursday, October 28, and we’ll notify first and second-prize winners on our blog and via email. Check out our poll to cast your vote via Polldaddy: Vote for Your Favorite Grammar Fail
  • Copywriting, copywriting tips, Editing, grammar, grammar-fail contest, grammar-fail photos, Writers Resources
  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 21 Oct  0 Comments
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18October

The Grammar-Fail Photo Contest is Officially Closed — Stay Tuned for the Finalists!

We’d like to thank everyone who submitted grammar-fail photos for our grammar-fail photo contest.  We’ll post finalists on Wednesday, October 20 — be sure to stop by and vote for your favorite!  Voting ends Wednesday, October 27. Thanks again for submitting photos!
  • Blog, blogging, Copywriting, grammar, grammar tips, grammar-fail contest, grammar-fail photos, proofreading, proofreading tips, style guide, Writers Resources, writing tips
  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 18 Oct  0 Comments
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08October

Grammar-Fail Photo from Jeremy and Jenni

Thanks to Jeremy and Jenni for their second grammar-fail photo. Jenni says:  “Spelling sucks.” Thanks, guys!
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  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 08 Oct  1 Comments
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04October

Grammar-Fail Photo from Kevin

Thanks to Kevin Tumlinson for finding another great grammar fail.  Check out this notice from a hotel parking lot:
  • Blog, contest, grammar tips, grammar-fail contest, grammar-fail photos, proofreading, proofreading tips, Social Media, Writers Resources
  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 04 Oct  2 Comments
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03October

Grammar Fail from Paul N.

Paul says: “I’ve attached a screenshot of a person’s profile on a matrimonial website. He says his hobbies are SINNING, cooking and reading! I’m sure he meant singing :)”
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  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 03 Oct  0 Comments
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01October

Grammar Fail from Chris

Chris says: “You’d think they’d mess up ‘dessert’ before spelling ‘dining’ wrong. Maybe they were so concerned about getting dessert right that they didn’t pay attention to the rest of the words. Double consonants make call for a short vowel sign. Isn’t that one of the earliest spelling rules we learn?” Check out Chris’ website
  • grammar, grammar tips, grammar-fail contest, grammar-fail photos, language, Linguistics, photo contest, proofreading, Spelling rule
  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 01 Oct  1 Comments
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29September

One More Grammar Fail from Charlotte P.

Charlotte says: “I don’t know where my husband bought this tee shirt for our son, but there is a huge mistake on it.  I laugh everytime our son wears it. P.S. No one else, including his teachers or anyone in the public has noticed or pointed out the misspelling!”
  • contest, grammar-fail, grammar-fail contest, grammar-fail photos, proofreading, proofreading contest
  • Posted by Stephanie  Posted on 29 Sep  0 Comments
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