Here are two sloppy writing habits that bug me today.
Raw URLs as Link Titles
Links should be inline and should have titles fit for human consumption. Which is easier to read?
Of course, both are better than failing to link the URL altogether.
I kid you not, today I ran across multiple occurrences of the following writing pattern. The topic has been changed to protect the author from public humiliation
Before you can start processing the log files, you have to understand more about hashes, which I will explain now. Hashes are....
If you weren't going to explain it, dear author, why bring it up? Since it's so important to understand, why tell the reader to pay attention to the very next sentence which, if you'd ended the current sentence in the right place, he'd be reading already?