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1 Grammar Codes & Abbreviations Letter to Ted Nugent

2 WW: Wrong Wrong There guns are to dangerous for bringing to class anyways. Their guns are too dangerous for bringing to class anyway.

3 I have a right to bare arms! I have a right to bear arms! Those fools might hurt themselfs. Those fools might hurt themselves. I’m not sure wheather guns hurt.. I’m not sure whether guns hurt…

4 RW or Awk: Reword/Awkward By keeping guns away from students will make schools safer. By Keeping guns away from students will make schools safer. By keeping guns away from students, it will make schools safer.

5 NUM: Writing out Numbers At a political rally in Arizona 2 years ago, 6 people were killed, and 16 were wounded. At a political rally in Arizona 2 years ago, six people were killed, and sixteen were wounded. Exceptions to this rule apply to dates, addresses, and time: See Writing First pp

6 Trans: Transitions First of all, Furthermore, In addition, Also, Another reason Finally, All in all,

7 ABV: Avoiding Abbreviations The shooting was shocking & horrific. The shooting was shocking and horrific. OMG, this violence needs to stop! Oh my gosh (god), this violence needs to stop! Why did this guy have a gun? WTF, Ted Nugent?!? Why did this guy have a gun, Ted Nugent? WTF?

8 VT: Verb Tense Yesterday, I walk to school and worry about students carry guns. Yesterday, I walked to school and worried about students carrying guns.

9 S/V: Subject/Verb agreement There is too many people with guns today, and most of them has no reason for carrying them. There are too many people with guns today, and most of them have no reason for carrying them.

10 Prn-Agr: Noun/Pronoun Agreement A student should feel safe at their school. Students should feel safe at their school.

11 Spec: Specific Words Needed He, she, him, her, it They, them their, there We, our, us, YOU They shouldn’t have them because they don’t belong there. Students shouldn’t have guns because they don’t belong at school.

12 Shift: Writing in 1 st, 2 nd, or 3 rd person Students should have guns, so you will be safe. Students should have guns, so they will be safe. You should feel safe when students go to school. Students should feel safe when they go to school.

13 MM: Misplaced Modifier While attending college, Texas allows students to carry guns. Texas allows students while attending college to carry guns.

14 FR: Fragment Although the shooting in Newton, Connecticut shocked many people.

15 RO: Run-on You are out of your mind, Mr. Nugent more people carrying guns will increase violence on college campuses. You are out of your mind, Mr. Nugent! More people carrying guns will increase violence on college campuses.

16 CS: Comma Splice Mr. Nugent, you should stick to playing the guitar, your opinion on allowing people to have guns is dangerous. Mr. Nugent, you should stick to playing the guitar because your opinion on allowing people to have guns is dangerous.


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