National Grammar Day!

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"Your" is a possessive noun (i.e. your car, your home) but "you're" is a contraction for you and are. (Photo: ERIC CABANIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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"It's" is a contraction for the words it and is while “its” shows possession. (i.e. The puppy dumped its water bowl.) (Photo: ERIC CABANIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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"Affect" is a verb.(i.e. This will affect your health.) “Effect” is a noun (i.e. The effect of this diet on me is great!) (Photo: PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP/Getty Images)
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'To" is a preposition. It is used before a noun. (i.e. Going to the store.) "Too" means also or excessive (i.e. I want ice cream too/ she wears too much make up). "Two" is a number. (i.e. I have two hands) (Photo: PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP/Getty Images)
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"Historic" means important event while "Historical" means something that happened in the past. (Photo:TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)
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"Principal" is a person who is a high ranking official, usually in a school. (i.e. The principal gave us detention.) A “principle” is a fundamental law or standard. (i.e. She comes from good principles & morals.) (Photo: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)
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"Fewer" - If you can count it, then use fewer(i.e. Jane has fewer apples after some fell.) If you cannot count it, use "less". (i.e. Katie has less time for me now that she is a mom). (Photo: ZAC BAILLIE/AFP/Getty Images)
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