Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips:

  • Use hyphens in compound adjectives if they come before the noun they describe. You would write, “We’re using up-to-date technology,” or “The technology is up to date,” but not “The technology is up-to-date.”
  • Never use an apostrophe with years. “I grew up in the 1990’s” is incorrect; instead, write “I grew up in the 1990s.”

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2 Responses to Grammar Friday

  1. Ray Colon says:

    Hi Peter,

    I would say that I love your Grammar Friday posts, if they didn’t make me feel like I’ve been doing it wrong so often. Just kidding, of course. These are great tips. I’ve always used an apostrophe with years, so that tip definitely helps me. Have you considered indexing these posts?

  2. Jo Michaels says:

    As always, awesome tips! Thanks for sharing, Peter!

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