Do you have a pet peeve when it comes to common errors you see in the articles that others have written that drives you bonkers?
Here are some common article writing pet peeves:
- To, Too, and Two — Two of us are going to the gym, are you coming too?
- There, Their and They’re — They’re going over there to pick up their jump rope.
- Effect vs. Affect — Some managers are affected by Peter Principle effect.
- Principle vs. Principal — Your high school principal should lead with strong educational principles.
- Hear vs. Here — I can hear you way over here.
- Past vs. Passed — I passed you in the race this past weekend.
- Weather vs. Whether — Whether we run outdoors depends on the weather.
- Punctuation almost always goes inside the quotation marks.
- Failure to include a space after the period (also known as a ‘full stop’), or any sentence ending punctuation.
What are your article writing pet peeves? Show us a solution for how to not make the writing mistake based on your peeve. :)