Friday Grammar Nerd Fun!

I subscribe to a professional community that is rather particular about the grammar used in our governing documents - there is uproar at the moment about documents being listed as "different to" rather than "different from"... while there are those that argue that both are equally acceptable, you wouldn't use the opposite "similar from", would you?

Hee hee grammar nerds.

In order to lighten the mood, one of the posters put out this little gem - hopefully it makes you smile too!

Do not put statements in the negative form.
If any word is inappropriate at the end of a sentences, an auxillary verb
Profanity and slang suck big time.
Avoid cliches like the plague. They're old hat.
It is incumbent on one to avoid archaisms.
Never use a big word when a hypocoristic will suffice.
Avoid tautology: it is both unnecessary and redundant.

Happy Friday!

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