Bad writing

Every Sunday as I browse the newspapers I wonder what is happening to the art of writing.

Today I spotted:

  • should of AND would of
  • the reason is because
  • completely surround
  • most fatal
  • most unique
  • very perfect
  • fill up

and FOUR instances of

both….and….and

as in

  • both men and women and children
  • both jewellery and clothes and shoes.

Does nobody proofread anymore?

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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