The Only Grammar Rules You Really Need

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The Only Grammar Rules You Really Need

  1. 1. The only grammar rules you really need<br />Learn these, and you’ll probably eliminate 80% of common errors.<br />
  2. 2. KEEP IT SIMPLE!!<br />
  3. 3. Plurals do not have an apostrophe<br />
  4. 4. A semi-colon must replace a period; it needs a complete sentence both before and after it<br />
  5. 5. In parenthetical citations, the period goes AFTER the parentheses, EXCEPT…<br />
  6. 6. In a block quote<br />
  7. 7. A complete sentence can not start with although, until, while, before, during...<br />
  8. 8. It’s = It is<br />
  9. 9. Loose moose<br />
  10. 10. Do you work harder THAN anyone else?Allrighty THEN!<br />
  11. 11. LEAD is heavyLet the leader LEAD the wayThe Sled dog LED the race.<br />

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