A teacher was asked to grade the comments used on the PornHub comments on stock photos tumblr. They loved this one above (a solid A), but predictably enough, the results on the more explicit ones after the jump get pretty pedantic.
So an incredibly condescending man corrects JK Rowling's grammar on twitter, she subtweets him, and then an army of French teenagers descend on the poor man. That's basically the story, right?
Do you notice spelling and grammatical errors when you read someone's work? Do those errors infuriate you and make you think that the author is stupid, or lazy, or both?
2013 marks a definitive turning point in history: this year — two millennia and some change after Jesus came along — will be remembered forevermore as the point at which anyone who has ever been slightly famous began to express their negative emotions as open letters loosely pertaining to the popular entertainer…
If you're a grammarian, a self-styled "grammar nerd," a teacher who has read over the course of your career one too many student essays with "yours" masquerading as "you'res," or your (good — you're paying attention!) one of the many helpful do-gooders who've pointed out in the past that we on these imaginary digital…
Between the passive-aggressive spelling correction on this death notice, and the fact that there's no service being held for this "dear co-worker and friend," this has to be the office from hell.
There is a line drawn in the digital sand. On one side, people who are driven crazy by typos and misspellings in casual communications. On the other, people who don't give a shit.
- This morning Lindsay Lohan posted an incoherent rant about Samantha Ronson on Twitter. She writes: "can you make an attempt to not ruin ANYTHI...zG positive that i have FINALLY deserved just to cry myself to sleep with your cheats, errors..."