Saturday, March 25, 2023

No Hope

Her pedantic behavior is not going to save her, but she just can't help herself. Many would say she deserves whatever fate is awaiting her. How many times have you seen a serious and interesting discussion on the internet completely derailed when someone uses the wrong version of there/their/they're? This comic is from Robot Vampire. (via Geeks Are Sexy)


Bicycle Bill said...

That's me, to a 'T'!

And don't get me started on mispronunciation of words, like the current prevalence of 'axe' for 'ask', as in 'Lemme axe you a question...'


rikkochet said...

A wold is an area of heathland or uncultivated ground in the UK.

Miss Cellania said...

Ah! Corrected. Now see, this is another reason why I gave up being a pedant- Muphry's Law.

Or in other words, let he who is without sin cast the first stone.

Miss Cellania said...

Bill, I read recently that the pronunciation "ax" for a question in English is much older than "ask."