Common Errors in English Attached is a Word document outlining a few of the common errors in English. These can be easily avoided with a little awareness.
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I often hear people saying “I can’t able to do this”. Well, the right way to put that would be “I am not able to do this” or “I’m unable to do this”. Just one of my pet peeves:)
Here’s a comprehensive guide to English Grammar and Style: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/contents.html
Here’s a site for book lovers. It’s called http://www.shelfari.com The site enables you to put up a “shelf” or display of your top 10 books, compare notes with other members about books, go through book reviews, and so on and so forth. However, upon using it, my personal experience is […]
Apart from some very obvious differences between US English and UK English, such as the spellings(US: color, traveled, dialog–UK: colour, travelled, dialogue) and the use of the serial comma( in American English), here are some more differences. 1) Singular and Plural nouns:In US English, you would say ” The Clash is […]
http://www.m-w.com decribes a copyeditor as one who prepares copy for the typesetter or one who edits and headlines newspaper copy. A proofreader is defined as someone who reads and marks corrections in typeset text. So clearly, a copyeditor is the one who edits copy before the proofreader. After the copyeditor […]
These days there is software for almost every kind of need. So it is with proofreading as well. There is proofreading software available these days by the name of whitesmoke. They claim that it checks for spelling errors, grammatical errors, punctuation errors, and that there is a synonym dictionary and […]