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National Grammar Day, by Kristin Hare, Poynter.org


Turns out we have a lot of pet peeves about grammar.

Happy National Grammar Day! On National Grammar Day eve, we shared the pet peeves of a handful of journalists and asked people to share their own. We got a lot. Enjoy!

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If you’re ready for more National Grammar Day fun, Poynter’s News University has the Webinar ‘National Grammar Day 2015’ at 2 p.m. Eastern. Use the code 15PPGRAM50 for a discount. News U’s ‘Language Primer: Basics of Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use’ is also always popular. The American Copy Editors Society is having a grammar day #ACESchat today from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern on Twitter.

Here are a few of the pet peeves we shared yesterday: . . . .