My Top 10 Grammar Posts of 2013
I’m spending the final week of the year highlighting the year’s top posts in my key categories on the days those categories are most likely to be featured. Today I present my Top 10 Grammar Posts of 2013.
Tuesday is grammar day here at Patrick’s Place.
I went back to Google Analytics to determine the most-viewed posts of the year. I also eliminated any duplicates, so that if one post showed up in more than one category, it would only be listed in the category to which it was most closely connected.
Here’s the list of my top 10 Grammar-related posts of 2013.
This post received a lot of views in 2013, and it’s not one I would have expected to be searched for so often. Do you know which one is correct?
These ten phrases are likely ones you’ve used, even if you didn’t know the story behind them.
It amazes me how often I see the wrong one used on Social Media.
If people who say asterisk as if it were spelled “asterick” annoy you, this post would be for you!
When should you use was and when should you use were in a sentence? It involves the Past Subjunctive Case, but I explained it in a way that’s a lot less intimidating than it sounds.
Sometimes people just don’t know when to stop. An extra line in a Chevy Silverado commercial demonstrated this quite well, turning what was meant to be a dig at competitors as a dig at Chevy’s own product.
Those two words can lead to a bit of confusion. Here’s how to tell them apart.
From carafe to kibosh, here were 10 more words too many people pronounce incorrectly.
It’s amazing what passes for words these days!
Here’s how to choose which of these similar words to use to mean what you want it to.
What grammar question would you like to see answered in 2014?