Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Grammar Rules As Explained by Internet Memes

Grammar can be a confusing mess of rules. If you don’t remember the rules, it can be difficult to write with the meaning you intend. Luckily, the Internet has made it easier to remember common grammar rules thanks to grammar memes. Here are my favorite _ grammar memes to help you remember commonly ignored grammar rules:

The Oatmeal offers a variety of helpful grammar memes, including my favorite of all time, the semicolon meme. Visit the source link; it's hilarious.

Here is another helpful Oatmeal meme:

The easiest way to remember whether to use who or whom:

You’ll never find me on the side against the Oxford Comma, and here is why:

Grammarly knows all the fun grammar tips, including this one about commas:

This is probably my biggest grammar peeve right now:

Just remember, even though you feel like this for correcting someone’s grammar,

This is how they will feel about you. So be kind!

And here is a cheat sheet to make it all easier:

What are your favorite grammar memes? 

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  1. How I ever made it through college as an English major, back in the day, without the awesome cartoons that The Oatmeal puts out is beyond me.

    Terri M.
    Second Run Reviews

  2. Love this, especially about the apostrophes. However, "effect" can be a verb and I think that usage needs clearing up too. Perhaps it's too obscure for most people.


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