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Some people are blessed with natural instincts, like knowing the difference between real Jordans and fake Jordans. I am blessed to know the difference between there, their, and they're.

With graduation right around the corner and school coming to an end, here's a little something to take with you for summer vacation.

So without further ado,

I give y'all (you all)

Proper Grammer Grammar

There- 1. in or at that place

2. at that point in an action, speech, etc.

They're-They are.

Their- a possessive form of they; it belongs to them

You're- you are.

Your- posessive version of you; it belongs to you

Right- 1. a direction the opposite of left

2. in accordance with what is good, proper, or just.

3. to claim agreement.

Write- what I'm doing right now.

It's- it is

Ex: it's lit.

Its- the possessive form of it; belongs to itEx: The car lost its tire.

Whether- used to introduce the first or two or more choices.

Ex: Whether you like it (first choice) or not (second choice)

Weather- the state of the atmosphere regarding wind, precipitation, moisture, etc.

Ex: What beautiful weather we are having

Were- (pronounced to the same degree as “whir” ) past tense version of be and am; The past tense state of being.

Where- an inquiry; a question: In or at what place?

We're- we are

To- expressing direction or motion toward a point, person, place, or thing; the opposite of from

Two- the number 2, Roman Numeral II

Too- as well.

Ex: Can I come too?

A lot- lots; often. Often misspelled as alot, which is an acceptable spelling and has the same meaning, but is not commonly used.

Well- 1. in a good state of being

Ex: I'm doing well.

2. Used to express surprise, concern, etc.

Ex: Well I'll be darned!

3. Used to introduce a sentence.

Ex: Well sh*t.

We'll- we will.

Isn't, musn't, won't, didn't, can't- the comma (‘) in between the n and t replaces the letter “o”

Ex: Is not, must not, will not, did not, cannot.

Cannot- the inability to do something. Often misspelled as can not, which is an acceptable spelling and has the same meaning, but is not commonly used.

Library (pronounced lie-bRARE-ee)- often mispronounced as Libary (lie-berry); a place that contains books

This post was not me being a Smart Alec (well actually it kind of was) but I am genuinely concerned with these common grammar errors. I'm more than happy to help with any other words anyone has questions about, (seriously I'm a word nerd, I live for this) please leave them in the comments, and stay tuned for my next article: Slang 'Fo Dummiez.

(Sources: app, common knowledge)

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