Happy National Grammar Day!
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It's Friday, March 4th -- so of course we need a whole day to celebrate what we all learned in elementary school: How to write the perfect sentence with the correct grammar.
In a world of speedy text messages and even quicker posts on Twitter and Facebook, it's no surprise that grammar still remains an important topic.
Today's recognition of good grammar was first created by Martha Brockenbrough -- surprisingly around the time text messages started becoming popular.
According to a Harris Poll for Dictionary.com, 59 percent of respondents said improper grammar is their biggest annoyance when it comes to the English language.
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Social media reaction to National Grammar Day
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Just in case you need some handy tips to impress your friends, here are 10 to refresh your memory (also watch the video at the top of this page!):
So despite acronyms that seem to permeate today's society, take a little time today to appreciate the English language. Go forth and use grammar wisely!
Do you have a grammar pet peeve that bugs you the most?
Feel free to weigh in by taking our poll above (who doesn't get messed up with two/to/too) or let us know in the comments below!
Watch below to learn more about how to use who/whom:
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