George L.Trigg. Grammar

"The English language is your most versatile scientific instrument.
     Learn to use it with precision."

     1.Make sure each pronoun agrees with their antecedent.
     2.Just between you and I, the case of pronoun is important.
     3.Watch out for irregular verbs which have crope into English.
     4.Verbs has to agree in number with their subjects.
     5.Don't use no double negatives.
     6.Being bad grammar, a writer should not use dangling modifiers.
     7.Join clauses good like a conjunction should.
     8.A writer must be not shift your point of view.
     9.About sentence fragments.
     10.Don't use run-on sentences you got to punctuate them.
     11.In  letters essays  and  reports  use  commas  to separate  items in
series.
     12.Don't use commas, which are not necessary.
     13.Parenthetical words however should be enclosed in commas.
     14.Its important to use apostrophes right in everybodys writing.
     15.Don't abbrev.
     16.Check to see if you any words out.
     17.In the case of a report, check to see that jargonwise, it's A-OK.
     18.As far as incomplete constructions, they are wrong.
     19.About repetition, the repetition of a  word might be real  effective
repetition - take, for instance the repetition of Abraham Lincoln.
     20.In my opinion,  I think that  an author when  he  is writing  should
definitely not get into  the habit of  making use  of too  many  unnecessary
words that he does not really need in order to put his message across.
     21.Use parallel construction not only to be concise but also clarify.
     22.It behooves us all to avoid archaic expressions.
     23.Mixed metaphors are a pain in the neck and ought to be weeded out.
     24.Consult the dictionery to avoid mispelings.
     25.To  ignorantly  split  an infinitive is  a  practice  to religiously
avoid.
     26.Last but not least, lay off cliches.

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Olga B. , thanks for sharing !!! 😉

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