Writing & Editing Cut it out! Grammar, usage, syntax are not the same Confusion abounds when writers write about writing, right? Misspellings, typos, grammar flubs and syntax errors are not interchangeable. Here’s help for keeping them straight. By Rob Reinalda@word_czarNov. 13, 2015 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.