Avoiding You/Your Errors

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Avoiding You/Your Errors

This is one of the most common proofreading errors. It is so easy to miss this in, either in your own work or in someone else's. Make a special point of stopping on each "you" or "your" and making sure the correct one is used. An easy way to do this is to use your word processor's "search" feature and search for every "you" use. (If you don't add a space at the end, it'll also stop on "your.") Then you can make a point of reading each useage.



1/6/2012 1:53:27 PM
liz said:

The point you were making was about "you" vs "your" but the copy here isn't proofed very well. You have an extra "in" at least!


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