18 Ways You Can Write More Acceptably1. Fun is not an adjective. It is a noun. "It's a fun game" is not proper grammar. "The game is fun" is proper; fun in this case is a predicate nominative and not an adjective.18 Ways You Can Write More Acceptably5 months ago in Written Suggestions More Like This
2. Apostrophes should not be used to make a noun plural. The girls -- not the girl's -- went to the store. You know your ABCs, not your ABC's. The movie is from the 80s, not the 80's. This is known as the use of the Greengrocer's apostrophe. Click here for the Apostrophe Protection Society and its crusade against the misuse of apostrophes.
3. Do not confuse amount and number. Amount is used for that which cannot be counted (e.g. amount of jelly in the jar), while number is used for that which is capable of being counted (e.g. number of books on a shelf).
4. To lie is to recline. To lay is to place. The reason that lie and lay are often confused is likely because lay