Your vs. you’re: It’s an epidemic
Your on? Wow. I’m struck dumb every time I see a sign or ad like this. When a multi-million dollar corporation pays through the nose for marketing and advertising, wouldn’t you think someone—ANYONE—would catch this?
Your the best.
I hope your feeling better soon.
Your standing on my foot.
He told me your aware of the new guidelines.
No, no, no!
When in doubt, just ask yourself if it should say “you are.” If the answer is yes, then you’ll want to use “you’re.”
You’re the best.
I hope you’re feeling better soon.
You’re standing on my foot.
He told me you’re aware of the new guidelines.
That little apostrophe makes a big difference, so do your best to use it correctly!
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Stop by every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday for a peek into the world of spelling, punctuation, or grammar gone wrong!