Category Archives: Bad Writing

‘Invite’ and ‘Install’ Are Verbs Not Nouns

Have you recently heard the following?

  • Please send me an invite to the meeting.
  • What time is the cable install?

Both Install and Invite are verbs not nouns, yet are popularly being used as verbs. The correct sentences are:

  • Please send me an invitation to the meeting.
  • What time is the cable installation?