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Nov 18 2009   8:20PM GMT

What are your pet grammar peeves?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
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We’re moving toward the end of the year and soon we’ll see all sorts of Top 10 lists.

Last year, Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty posted her top five pet peeves for 2008:

Before we get into the final list, I have one honorable mention for Joshua Heimann whose complaint didn’t make the list but did make me laugh. He complained about people making up words like “conversate” and “pronunciate” and noted that it needed to terminate, not stopitate.

Read on for the list

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  • Ivy Wigmore
    I was very happy to see that [A href="http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/writing-for-business/myself-abuse-understanding-first-person-singular/"]"myself" abuse [/A]made GG's list -- that one will make my list of pet peeves EVERY year.
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