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Shortest Grammar Post Ever

16 Jul

You will never EVER need to put these two words next to each other, no matter what you write:

OFF OF

Hear me? NEVER!

correct: He peeled the skin off his nose when he’d hit the rough carpet.

Don’t ever let me catch you say (incorrectly): He peeled the skin off of his nose.

 

Ugh! Pet hate.

Did I make myself clear?

I’m watching you!

That is all. Have a nice day now šŸ™‚

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11 Comments

Posted by on July 16, 2012 in Just A Thought

 

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11 responses to “Shortest Grammar Post Ever

  1. jannashay

    July 16, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    Thanks for the grammar lesson. I’ll make sure to keep those words OFF OF my writing.
    Sorry, couldn’t help myself. I won’t do it again.

     
    • ellamedler

      July 17, 2012 at 6:31 am

      Ha ha ha – yes. Funny. šŸ™‚

       
  2. Kristie

    July 16, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Um…I’m assuming my face was in your mind while posting this one. I really do love you. :o)

     
  3. Carrie Rubin

    July 16, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    That’s a good one! I suspect I’ve committed that error in the past. šŸ™‚

     
  4. fuonlyknew

    July 16, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    I won’t ever do it again! Don’t know if I ever did:) That is one bad Baby!
    Thanks for the warning!

     
  5. mott342

    July 16, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    Hey, get off of your high horse! Hee hee. I agree. Nice and short, and to the point. Well done!

     
  6. ellamedler

    July 17, 2012 at 6:33 am

    I like my high horse šŸ˜‰
    And I try not to waffle. Except in blog posts. You’ve been warned.

     
  7. Diane Tibert

    July 17, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Short and sweet. Now I wonder if I’m guilty.

     
  8. karensdifferentcorners

    July 24, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Hi Ella! I finally accepted, well kind of, your award. See it here http://karensdifferentcorners.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/taking-a-break/#comments

     

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