Tag Archives: grammar and linguistics

I’ve been microaggressed!

“People-first language” is such bullshit. In ENGLISH we put ADJECTIVES before NOUNS. This is how our language works. GRAMMAR. LEARN IT. USE IT PROPERLY. Example of hideous writing taken straight from the Wiki article on this illiterate idiocy: “people who … Continue reading

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Social signaling and purity rings

Here I go. I shall attempt… coherence. *cue “aaaaaaaahhhhhh” Hollywood sound effect* On my Facebook feed, my parents’ pastor posted a link to a guy poking a live wire issue in the evangelical Christian community: courtship. It’s entitled, “Why Courtship is Fundamentally … Continue reading

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Do you even reading comprehension, bro?

Oooookay. Y’know, blog wars can be interesting for spectators, so I hope the traffic stats are indicators of people receiving benefit from this. Because my husband has forbade me from deliberately trolling, and I do what he tells me, so … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Subtle Test

I’m probably going to break some unwritten rule here, by explaining how the magic’s done by people like International Lord of Hate Larry Correia and Vox Day, who’s probably the Intergalactic Lord of Hate, only he doesn’t care about titles. … Continue reading

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Language Police

Nothing annoys me quite like people who seem to believe that they have the right to decide what others can and can’t say. One of my facebook friends has taken a job with an Office For Disabled People, and apparently … Continue reading

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Stigma and Language

The art of the politically correct is to substitute new words for old words when the old words are contaminated by a “stigma” that makes them undesirable. The goal of substituting the words is to eliminate the stigma by changing … Continue reading

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Say What?

I suggest that all schools teaching minority students who are aggressively attached to their slang have them watch the movie My Fair Lady. And the homework will be the following essay questions: “What would Eliza have given up if she had … Continue reading

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