What are the most frustrating grammatical errors you see online?

What are the most frustrating grammatical errors you see online? by Λlexander Lee

Answer by Λlexander Lee:

What are the most frustrating grammar errors you see online?

[math]{\color{red} {\textbf{#1: i.e. and e.g.}}}[/math]

No, they do not mean the same thing!

i.e. is a Latin abbreviation—id est—which means “that is” or “in other words”.

I created a Quora account in 2015, i.e., two years ago.

e.g. is also a Latin abbreviation—exempli gratia—which means “for example”.

There is a wide variety of topics on Quora, e.g., physics, religion, experiences in life, and electronics.

[math]{\color{red} {\textbf{#2: What the fuck is “anyways"?}}}[/math]

There is no such word as “anyways”, with an “s”.

It's not in the dictionary, and it's not English. But people still use it anyways. (See how annoying that is?!)

[math]{\color{red} {\textbf{#3: Ordering of Adjectives}}}[/math]

If you have more than one adjective to describe a noun, there is a specific order you put them in, or else the clause will sound very awkward.

That order is: Opinion-size-age-shape-colour-origin-material-purpose-noun.

The most common example of this is the lovely little old rectangular green French silver whittling knife.

If you put any of those adjectives out of order, the phrase will sound extremely confusing.

What are the most frustrating grammatical errors you see online?

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