Tips for Business Writers
Tips for Fiction Writers and Journalists
Making it right
you and me, people's English errors, including their spelling mistakes,
are more common than you would've thought.
7 errors are as follows:
- 'I' is the
subject of a sentence (owns the verb). If there's no verb nearby, use
's' shows ownership. English errors belong to 'people' not 'peoples'
- A comma is
put here because the phrase 'including their spelling
mistakes' is additional to the sentence (and could be omitted without
disturbing the meaning)
is the correct word. (English errors include spelling mistakes)
- No apostrophe
- 'more common'
is more commonly used!
- 'would have'
not 'would of'
'The nineties' refers
to a decade of years. Therefore, it is a plural
and does not have an apostrophe before the 's' when it is written in