Top Ten Grammar Myths

Did you know that March 4 is apparently National Grammar Day?  Neither did I which is why this post is coming on March 9.

In honour of this obscure but auspicious occasion, here's a list of the   Top Ten Grammar Myths.

10. A run-on sentence is a really long sentence.
9. You shouldn't start a sentence with the word however.
8. Irregardless is not a word.

7. There is only one way to write the possessive form of a word that ends in s

6. Passive voice is always wrong.

5. I.e. and e.g. mean the same thing.

4. You use a before words that start with consonants and an before words that start with vowels.

3. It's incorrect to answer the question “How are you?” with the statement “I'm good.”

2. You shouldn't split infinitives.

1. You shouldn't end a sentence with a preposition.

(via Reddit)

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