Wikibooks:Userboxes/Grammar

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Usage[edit]

Code Result Users
{{User if whether}}
if & whether This user knows how to use "if" and "whether" correctly.
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{{User its it's}}
its & it’s This user understands the difference between its and it’s. So should you.
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{{User less fewer}}
less & fewer This user understands the difference between less & fewer.
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{{User much many}}
much & many This user understands the difference between much & many.
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{{User passive voice:no}}
by This user does not like the passive voice.
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{{User passive voice:yes}}
by The passive voice may be used by this user.
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{{User prepositions:no}}
... in. Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which this user will not put.
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{{User prepositions:yes}}
…in. Ending a sentence with a preposition is something this user is okay with.
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{{User than then}}
than / then This user understands the difference between using "than" and "then".
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{{User theire}}
theire? This user will use the words there and their interchangeably.
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{{User your you're}}
your/ you're This user thinks that if your grammar is incorrect, then you're in need of help.
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Singular they[edit]

Code Result Users
{{User singular they:gender}}
they This user frequently uses singular they as it is a handy gender-neutral pronoun.
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{{User singular they:iffy}}
they This user considers singular they standard, modern, informal English usage, so avoids it on Wikibooks.
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{{User singular they:no}}
they
it
This user considers the singular they to be substandard English usage.
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{{User singular they:yes}}
they This user considers singular they standard English usage.
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Punctuation[edit]

Code Result Users
{{User ellipses:no}}
No ellipsis abuse.png This user terminates unquoted ellipses on sight. This is not your blog. We end sentences properly.
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{{User ellipses:yes}}
This user is addicted to ellipses and has been known to use them indiscriminately....
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{{User exclam-abuse}}
???
?!?
! This user terminates excessive use of exclamation points and question marks on sight. Grow up.
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{{User punctuation}}
“,;:’ This user is a punctuation stickler.
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{{User serial comma:no}}
A, B and C This user prefers not to use the serial comma.
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{{User serial comma:yes}}
A, B, and C This user prefers the serial comma.
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Quotation marks[edit]

Code Result Users
{{User american quotes}}
“…!” For quotation marks, this user would rather use “American punctuation.”
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{{User british quotes}}
“…”? This user thinks “British punctuation is best for quotation marks”. Do you?
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{{User curly quotes}}
“…” This user favors typographic quotation marks over typewriter style.
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{{User straight quotes}}
"…" This user favors typewriter style quotation marks over typographic ones.
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English style[edit]

Code Result Users
{{User American English}}
US This user uses American English.
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{{User Australian English}}
AU This user speaks Australian English.
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{{User British English}}
UK This user uses British English.
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{{User Canadian English}}
CA This user uses Canadian English.
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{{User Irish English}}
IE This user uses Irish English.
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{{User New Zealand English}}
NZ This user uses New Zealand English.
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{{User Oxford spelling}}
OED This user uses Oxford spelling.
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{{User South African English}}
SA This user uses South African English.
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