Bad News About Bad Grammar

From what I have been reading lately, the use of bad grammar in speech is becoming acceptable. It is being called colloquial language. I call it an education failure.

should of – instead of should have
“her and myself” had lunch together – instead of “she and I”
could have “went” – instead of could have “gone”

There are many more, when you consider the written word as well as the spoken word

“your” – instead of “you’re” (contraction)
use of apostrophes in plural words

And there are more than I can count.



About stanleygraphics

I am a veteran graphic designer who started at the time when cut and paste meant an X-acto knife and rubber cement. I use my experience to educate others. I have an intolerance for ignorance and stupidity.
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One Response to Bad News About Bad Grammar

  1. Aaron Bodzin says:

    The “Your” mistake is ubiquitous nowadays, and it drives me CRAZY. Ugh.

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