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What are your thoughts on Grammar? Are you part of the Grammar Police, or are you a Syntax and Spelling Renegade? Explain.
Times have changed since I was at school and grammar, spelling and handwriting don’t seem to be considered as important as they were in my day.
I find it annoying to read something full of grammatical and spelling errors, and on one occasion I was reading a best seller only to lose the plot because of bad editing and a complete name change of the leading character for two pages. I backtracked and there was no character of that name anywhere in the story, unless it was an alter ego and I missed the point. Needless to say I never read anything by that author again.
I make my fair share of errors though, but hopefully find most before hitting ‘publish’. However, I have reread some of my old posts and noticed some errors which were corrected.
Spelling apparently was not my forte at school when I was 7. But a lot can change in a year as this 1964 school report shows: