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We can't stop making these 10 stupid grammar mistakes according to Microsoft

We can't stop making these 10 stupid grammar mistakes according to Microsoft Using data gathered from Editor, one of Microsoft's newest features in Word, Microsoft has released a list of the 10 most commonly flagged grammar mistakes by their proofing tools.Without further ado, here's Microsoft's list of 10 most common grammar mistakes: Example: To  the left.

Court settles debate that’s divided grammar nerds for decades

Court settles debate that’s divided grammar nerds for decades Ah, the Oxford comma.So what does this have to do with a bunch of workers trying to get overtime pay?

This cartoon perfectly sums up the agonizing debate of grammar nerds

This cartoon perfectly sums up the agonizing debate of grammar nerds However, as all English majors know, grammar debates can get ugly.A recent cartoon by The New Yorker's Emily Flake perfectly captures how one of the most agonizing debates between grammar nerds might even manage to get in the way of a marriage.

Donald Trump Jr.'s emails just sparked the most frustrating grammar debate

Donald Trump Jr.'s emails just sparked the most frustrating grammar debate When it comes to inspiring controversies this week, Donald Trump Jr.First there were the emails stating that junior would "love" to meet with a Russian government lawyer about incriminating Hillary Clinton info.

This app will correct your grammar and spelling as you go

This app will correct your grammar and spelling as you go The internet may have made our written communications more casual, but it's safe to say that spelling and grammar still matter.A well-written text or email can express greater confidence, more sincere concern, and stalwart professionalism in a way that slapdash, typo-ridden messages don't.

Ser Davos pays homage to his former king, Stannis, with one simple grammatical correction

Ser Davos pays homage to his former king, Stannis, with one simple grammatical correction Ser Davos has formed quite the partnership with the King of the North, Jon Snow, but it wasn't that long ago that the smuggler-turned-knight served as Stannis Baratheon's Hand.While his stint with the Baratheons ended bitterly, Davos' time with them wasn't spent in vain.