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Language Is Illogical And Resistance Is Futile

Language Is Illogical And Resistance Is Futile

Photo: Alan Wiig via VisualHunt.com Grammar prescriptivists — who believe rules should be followed; “descriptivists” believe correct grammar is whatever works — love to appeal to logic. If “he could care less,” then he could care less — you have to say “he couldn’t”!┬áIt’s the rock we cling to against…

Study: People Who Point Out Typos Are Jerks

Study: People Who Point Out Typos Are Jerks

According to a bunch of fancy linguists, people who are more sensitive to written typos and grammatical errors are indeed the kinds of Type A arseholes everyone already suspects them to be.