Thanks to this article from PR Daily News, we now know that homophone misuse is the writing mistake that most annoys communicators…
- Thirty two percent of more than 560 Ragan.com LinkedIn users cited misuse of words such as addition and edition as the most annoying in this infographic.
- Next on the list was cliches, passive voice and trite writing (21 percent), grammar flubs (17 percent), and punctuation abuse (16 percent).
- Other writing mistakes that get under their skin included random capitalization, redundancies, changes tenses, and double negatives.
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