Do not put statements in the negative form.
And don't start sentences with a conjunction.
If you reread your work, you will find on rereading that a
great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing.
Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do.
Unqualified superlatives are the worst of all.
If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is.
Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky.
Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.
~William Safire, "Great Rules of Writing"
And this is something up with which I will not put.
Not nearly as much as a posted question - that doesn't make ANY SENSE AT ALL!!!.. oh lost my cool - sorry I didn't mean to yell
Know its doent
YES. It irritates the ******* hell out of me.
If it comes from someone who is supposed to be at least semi-educated, yes. If it's just evidence of a dialect, or slang, or English as someone's second language, then not much.
It does when i get the perception that the person doing it is only doing it thinking that they are being cool by doing it.
Not particularly, as I would be a hypocrite for judging. I couldn't construct a proper sentence on purpose if you paid me, they tend to be freak happenstances.
No. Irresponsible teachers do!
I always notice but since I am an incredibly lazy spell-checker, I don't feel that I have the right to correct anyone else's grammar.
If u can'r beat 'em join 'em
DK whts IRL nvr *** xoss that b4
Now if I only knew what I had said in that reply
No, it does not. I am not good at understanding text icons at times. I hate myself for that. I am not hip I guess.
First world problems....