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Is it considered rude to correct a fellow hubber's grammar or spelling?


This has just been a question that has been rolling around in my mind. I see spelling and grammatical errors occasionally. Personally, I would like someone to point out my mistakes so that I can fix them and possibly learn from them. Does everyone feel the same way or will people get upset? The reason I ask is because I have a friend that gets upset when I try to correct him. Of course I'm not doing it to be mean or spiteful. I just feel as if correcting the little errors will help make the entire article better. Opinions?

 

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Brenda Kyle (bridalletter) says

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    larakern 3 years ago

    Robbie, thank you for comment! I agree and want people to correct me when I need to be. I really don't run into this problem much on hubpages. It is really more in my personal life. Some people can be quite touchy!

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    larakern 3 years ago

    duffsmom, I completely understand! Style is something that should be left up to the writer and not criticized by others. While, there are finite rules about spelling and grammar.

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    Sunil Kumar Kunnoth (sunilkunnoth2012) 4 years ago

    Good gesture and in tune with the fine HP culture.

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Sunil Kumar Kunnoth (sunilkunnoth2012) says

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    larakern 3 years ago

    sunilkunnoth2012, thank you for your comment! I personally welcome corrections. I am glad to see so many other people agree.

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