Harperpages

The blog of author Harper Alexander

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Can relate to this quite well (on the ‘it bothers me in the same way’ front) 🙂

The Bookshelf of Emily J.

Because I am a writing teacher and a former editor, I am constantly exposed to the most egregious mistakes in writing, grammar, and spelling.  I am also seeing a lot of these mistakes online in social networking sites, blogs, and emails.  Because I try to be a nice person, I do not point these mistakes out to my friends, but it is time for me to write a blog post about them just for fun.  If you struggle with spelling, take notes!

1. There, their, and they’re

These are three different words, and they are not interchangeable.  “There” refers to a place and is the opposite of “here.”  “Their” refers to ownership of something.  “They’re” is a contraction that means “they are,” as in: They are having a spelling party.

2. To and too

“To” is the beginning of any infinitive form of a verb: to run, to be, to…

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