Like nails on a chalkboard
We’ve talked about grammar before and together, we’ve gone over the differences between its and it’s and their and there but no one is perfect… even those of us (like me) who have degrees in English and cringe at phrases like “I did good on that test.” It is perfectly acceptable in the blogging community to be imperfect and some bloggers even relish in their blemishes whereas others labor over every word as if it were a press release.
Both behaviors are fine, but I personally believe in a happy medium where you know the basic rules or have at least brushed up on them since grammar class, circa 1967. Recently, I found an additional aide that you might find helpful in recalling the building blocks of super sexy syntax, shown below.
Grammar stickers for the cool kids:
Click here to see a closeup of the sections. Once you know the rules, you have the basic building blocks for blog coherency. Plus, you can only rebel against the rules if you know them, right!?!