Grammar

15 Grammar Rules That Can be Broken

With trepidation I step into the gladiator arena of grammar. Below is a marvelous infographic from ExpertEditor.com, an Australian professional editing and proofreading company.

Do you agree or disagree with these choices?

Grammar rules are there for a reason. Clarity, consistency, and communication. A sloppy manuscript is a terrible thing to waste.

At the same time, rigidity with some grammar rules can create awkward sentences. In my lifetime I have seen our language change incrementally. But the bones are still the same.

Feel free to weigh in with your comments.

The above infographic can be found at ExpertEditor.com.

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