39 Of The Best Grammar Memes And Tweets From 2021

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If we as a country learned anything this past week, it’s that Capitol has an O in it.

Twitter: @McJesse

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Good day to remind people to use an en dash instead of a hyphen in vote counts like, say, as a random example, "The House voted 232–197" https://t.co/MNPjMqh8m2

Twitter: @styleguide

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We'll have a story on the coronavirus variants on The Atlantic in the morning. With gratitude to our copy editors navigating the evolving taxonomical linguistics.

Twitter: @jameshamblin

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Trying to find the right words to describe the color(s) of Kamala Harris's outfit is reminding us of something...🤔

Twitter: @styleguide

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"I ran a spellcheck, so it should be good to go." copy editor:

Twitter: @styleguide

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complicated financial jargon to describe losing money 👎 stonks 👍

Twitter: @styleguide

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HARSH WRITING ADVICE: Copy editors are your friends.

Twitter: @styleguide

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5̶ 0 days since we've corrected a "GameStock" typo

Twitter: @styleguide

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it’s always “wyd” and never “cjwyf”

Twitter: @styleguide

10.

copy editors: just going to make a few punctuation suggestions!

Twitter: @styleguide

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Thinking today of the copy editor who once told me, “Most writers use commas for emotional, not grammatical, reasons.”

Twitter: @ejessicajohnson

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the word 'pasta' comes from the word 'pasta' which comes from the word 'pasta' which comes from the word 'pasta'

Twitter: @maticevska

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Twitter: @CharlesFinch

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guillemet, en dash, semicolon, interrobang

Twitter: @styleguide

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just accidentally hit send on my newsletter with a BIG OLE BOLDED editing comment to myself in the first paragraph that I never addressed. faaaaantastic stuff from me. i can promise you the appropriate galaxy brain employee has been disciplined (me)

Twitter: @cwarzel

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me watching you edit my google doc

Twitter: @miminew__

21.

did it hurt? when you split that infinitive?

Twitter: @styleguide

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I just told someone to break up a long sentence, and this is the true final betrayal of myself

Twitter: @_zeets

23.

society if keyboards had em dash buttons

Twitter: @goodhannah7

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wow, ok, unfollowing now. was a big fan of their custom typeface, was not aware they abused the diaeresis.

Twitter: @styleguide

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Happy #NationalPunctuationDay to all who observe!!!!!!

Twitter: @styleguide

26.

got really excited about japanese politics for a minute there

Twitter: @MaryTobler

27.

Found a typo in a 50 year old NYTimes article

Twitter: @jdcmedlock

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"Don't worry about typos — the copy editor will take care of it." 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩

Twitter: @styleguide

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copy editors trying not to self-edit during #NaNoWriMo

Twitter: @styleguide

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‘New York Times’ Copy Editor Recommends Tom Morello Cut Down Use Of Wah-Wah Pedal In Column https://t.co/lU5TSTK3ga

Twitter: @theonion

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rough day out there for the swifties who struggle with spelling gyllenhaal

Twitter: @styleguide

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copy desk debates on a Friday at 4:40 p.m.

Twitter: @styleguide

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the copy editor urge to change "the ways in which" to "how"

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Twitter: @yayalexisgay

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u want me to edit? the thing that killed your darlings?

Twitter: @styleguide