Language mistakes compared
March 28, 2011 4:04 PM Subscribe
Are grammatical errors more frequent in English than in other languages? What about spelling? Do foreign language have as many substitution errors as English? Do ewe speak a pear of foreign languages or more and what are you're experiences of these kinds of errors? Watt do there grammar Nazis do?
posted by sien to Writing & Language (24 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
The ideal thing would be references to papers that looked at average error counts in various languages. Books on the subject would also be great.