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The Fumblerules of Grammar

The Fumblerules of Grammar

Years ago, the late New York Times columnist William Safire compiled “The Fumblerules of Grammar.” I got reminded of one of them today. If you’ve never seen them, they are hilarious and tremendous. If you’ve seen them before, enjoy another chuckle. 1. Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read. 2. Don’t use no double negatives. 3. Use the semicolon properly, always use it where it is appropriate; and never where it isn’t. 4. Reserve the apostrophe for it’s proper…

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