Oh.My.God. Proofreaders are the most important member of your team. If you didn't believe me before, read this headline:
Sounds about right.
"So either people are getting it, or they're not sending me Christmas cards; it could be either." HAHAHAHA true.
Listen, this is my favorite announcement each year. 🤓 I've never seen this particular video, but it's a good one. And if you think this is wrong, and you're right, and you somehow have an exceptional name, you're wrong. Watch this all the way through.
TL;dr: don't use apostrophes when you sign your family's name.
You cannot say that spelling and grammar always count (which I agree with), and then hand out assignments with missing words, extra words, and typos. Sorry, this is a 'practice what you preach' kind of thing. If you take away credit for mistakes, so do I.
This has been your ATTENTION TO DETAIL psa for the day 🙃
Guilty as charged.
Last words of Marquis de Favras
Ha! Perfect example of a copywriter and designer not understanding each other.
I'm going to bet that (8pt font) was a design direction and not intended to be included in the copy. Should have hired a proofreader!
Oh God, I use all of these regularly-- mostly the m-dash...which sadly kind of fits haha Punctuation is awesome; I am a nerd.
I think I give this lecture every year, and inevitably get some pushback.
TEACHERS- I know you work hard-- most of us do-- but please pay attention to spelling in your assignments/instructions. I've seen "it's" used wrong TWICE so far this school year. If my child's spelling and grammar counts (which it should), yours does too. (And to be clear, they weren't tpyos <*that* is a typo.)
It's means it is.
Its implies possession.
They are two different words with two different meanings. They change the meaning of the sentence in which you use them.
**This TOTALLY applies to everyone else also. It just seems most hypocritical when coming from those who teach my children :/ **
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