Posts Tagged ‘editing’

A reader writes that their guess is that “lay” instead of the correct “lie” is also normal usage … should GrammarCops lay down the law or let it lie?

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Today, while reading Project Management materials, we noticed and noted several of our pet peeves:

“like” vs. “such as”

“comprised of” vs. “comprises”

“I could care less” vs. “I couldn’t care less”

“forecasted” vs. “forecast” (We may have to live with this one as it is widely accepted now in business.)

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Seen in a National workforce report: “… top performers are the ones that will become invaluable … through the economic downturn.” Should be: who

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