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Unnecessary Apostrophes Used There are a lot of them. 4 Errors in a sign in Los Angeles. ” (Maybe the tagging is the graffiti form of proofreader’s marks. ) Photo by Michael Dean. “Punks Not Dead” — Grammar Errors Chapter 3 People often use them incorrectly to make stuff plural. ” The decade is ’70s or 1970s, not 70’s or 1970’s. ” Astonishingly, the person who wrote this works as a technical writer for a living! 5 At 608 Folsom Street in San Francisco, there is a plaque on the wall with a typo in it.

35 36 Chapter 3 English 101 Another example: I would rather squat in a Unabomber-style shack with DSL than own a swanky townhouse with all the trimmings if I couldn’t create art. Of course, you would break rule this if you were doing dialogue for a character who talks street. Like on The Simpsons, when a stoned guy from Cyprus Hill says, “I can’t remember. ” Commas Commas are tricky. Basically, they are used to break up a sentence to make it easier to understand. ” This sort of works, but not really.

So the “You” is the noun. Knowing this makes your breaking the rule a conscious decision, not sloppy idiocy. You’ll look better if you learn the rules before you break them. It’s like an abstract painter is going to be a lot better if he learns how to draw realistically first, because then he can paint his impossible nightmares a lot more clearly. ) I try to make my work airtight. I don’t like typos, but a few still slip through into the final copy of my book. 3). (Look on the CD in the Goodies folder for Book Being Proofed for Second Pressing—LowRez.

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