The "use whatever doesn't sound silly" for me and I made me chuckle.I see the first few examples used wrong all the time in blog posts.
Some good advice. I do feel silly when I use the wrong "it's" or "your"
I pretty much do them all. ***Putting on clown hat***
This will be useful as a checklist to keep an eye out for. We all do this from time to time
I have to say I disagree a little with rule nine. Yes, when used in the general narrative voice the point is correct, but when used in dialogue it indicates context - usually social/age context - and works well without making the writer look silly. All the other points are top banana!
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