Grammar Giggles


How many times have you been confused when reading too many pronouns and names? Take this sentence for example:

After buying some rare books for her friends, Judy put them on a shelf. 

Um, did Judy put her friends on the shelf or the books? Let’s try it again.

After buying some books, Judy put them on a shelf for her friends.

Faulty or vague pronouns can cause unnecessary confusion. Be specific. Make sure the pronoun has a clear noun antecedent.   


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