The Grammar War has been lost. Time to incinerate the Syntax Bunker.
5 Things That Should Get You Banned From the Internet



#5. Correcting Somebody’s Spelling/Grammar in a Facebook Status
Catching grammatical errors and offering corrections is a necessary and underappreciated task … when you’re reading a book, a master’s thesis, or a comedy article somebody wrote while drunk at an Applebee’s.
But the problem isn’t the action; it’s the audience. If you’re a Facebook corrector, then I hate to break this to you, but not one person in history has taken your *their* reply as anything but a passive-aggressive insult. The victims of your rampant grammar sprees don’t find themselves about to type “Garys vacuum so shitty it cant even suck at street fighter” and then, recalling your past corrections, suddenly backspace to fix the error while giving a giant Mentos-style wink and thumbs-up to a nonexistent camera.



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The Grammar War has been lost. Time to incinerate the Syntax Bunker.

5 Things That Should Get You Banned From the Internet

#5. Correcting Somebody’s Spelling/Grammar in a Facebook Status

Catching grammatical errors and offering corrections is a necessary and underappreciated task … when you’re reading a book, a master’s thesis, or a comedy article somebody wrote while drunk at an Applebee’s.

But the problem isn’t the action; it’s the audience. If you’re a Facebook corrector, then I hate to break this to you, but not one person in history has taken your *their* reply as anything but a passive-aggressive insult. The victims of your rampant grammar sprees don’t find themselves about to type “Garys vacuum so shitty it cant even suck at street fighter” and then, recalling your past corrections, suddenly backspace to fix the error while giving a giant Mentos-style wink and thumbs-up to a nonexistent camera.

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