11 Grammar Mistakes Editors Hate the Most

By Molly Pennington & The Readers Digest

Slide 1 of 12: If you think you're (whoops!) your minor grammar errors are no big deal, think again! These little mistakes drive your readers crazy. Especially if that person happens to be an English teacher, college prof, word nerd, punctuation purist, or professional editor! Reader's Digest spoke with two grammar experts and uncovered the small mistakes you're making that can make any knowledgeable reader irrepressibly furious. Pay attention to these not-so-insignificant, easy-to-fix, and all-too-common grammar errors. Feeling like this doesn't apply to you? See if you can pass this high school grammar test—it's not as easy as you might think.

There you have it.  Food for thought from The Readers Digest.


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