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"I hate to be that guy, but, technically, Frankenstein is the name of my creator, and I'm Frankenstein's monster."
Tags:frankensteins monster, frankenstein, mary shelley, shelley, classic novel, classic novels, novel, novels, book, books, gothic, gothic novel, gothic fiction, horror, horror novel, pedant, pedants, pedantry, pedantic, book lover, book lovers, book worm, book worms, literature student, literature students, small talk, wedding guest, wedding guests, chitchat
"I still can't bring my self to type a smily face."
Annual Pedants Conference.
Pedants enter PIN.
"I found a misused apostrophe in one of your entrees."
"'I sent this to you through the mail to say I hope your day is swell.' What's wrong with that?"
Tags:card, cards, greetings card, greetings cards, card messages, twee messages, greetings, greeting, rhyme, near rhyme, half rhyme, rhymes, near rhymes, half rhymes, gangster, gangsters, criminal, criminals, close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, horseshoes and hand grenades, sayings, idiom, idioms, pedant, pedants, pedantry
"Look! The name is Donder! Not Donner! It's Donder! Got it? Good!"
Tags:donder, donner, night before christmas, poem, poems, poetry, pedant, pedantic, pedantry, pedants, common mistake, common mistakes, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, misconception, misconceptions, christmas, xmas, x-mas, eight reindeer, reindeer, holiday season, holiday seasons, pet peeve, pet peeves, irritation, irritations, irritant, irritants, rant, rants, ranting, vent, vents, venting
"We could have changed course, but it's against the rules..."
Tags:titanic, sinking ship, sunken ship, shipwreck, shipwrecked, shipwrecks, hit an iceberg, iceberg, change course, changed course, changing course, avoiding disaster, avoid disaster, corporate culture, corporate rules, pendant, pedantry, mindless, thoughtless, corporate drone, corporate drones, against the rules, rules, rule, stupid rule, rule follower, following rules, mindlessly following rules
'They're arguing over whether it should have an apostrophe.'
"I've tried really hard, but I'm sorry - I just can't bring myself to accept 'text' as a past participle."
Mixed Marriage episode 3: "irregardless."
Tags:marriage, marriages, mixed marriage, mixed marriages, relationship, relationships, difference of opinion, differences of opinion, different, differences, cartoon strip, cartoon strips, pedant, pedants, pedantry, irregardless, grammar, grammar nazi, relationship issues, relationship problems, marital problems, different cultures, culture clash, culture clashes
"This elephant in the room thing, is it an Indian, Asian or African elephant?"
Tags:elephant in the room, elephants in the room, indian elephant, asian elephant, african elephant, elephant, elephants, specifics, specificity, pedantic, pedant, pedants, pedantry, idiom, idioms, saying, sayings, expression, expressions, nitpicking, nitpicker, nitpickers, nit picking, nit picker, nit picker, nitpick, nitpicks, nit pick, nit picks
"'Goo-ROO'? Are you sure? -- Fore the last forty years, I've been saying 'GOO-roo.'"
'I'm NOT a pedant.'
Alphabet Soup - Now with more punctuation.
"For the last time, it's not stocks, it's a pillory."
'Actually, Bert, that's a common mistake. This here's an alligator. Crocodiles have a more rounded, U-shaped snout.'
After Eight Mints
'Pedantic? He's the only person I know who insists on calling it a hippoPOTAMUS!'
"Papi, I don't like being a smart aleck. I think it hurts people's feelings."
Tags:baldo, smart aleck, smart alecks, pedantic, pedant, pedants, pedantry, grow up, grows up, growing up, grow old, grows old, growing old, family resemblance, family resemblances, inherit, inherits, inheriting, personality trait, personality traits, personality, personalities, vocabulary, vocabulary word, vocabulary words, vocab word, vocab words, smartass, smartasses
"Being smart is great! I wish I was smarter! But I would never want to be a smart Alex. That would be annoying."
Tags:baldo, smart aleck, smart alecks, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, mishear, mishears, mishearing, misheard, know-it-all, know-it-alls, annoying, irritating, frustrating, pedant, pedants, pedantry, pedantic, correction, corrections, correct, corrects, rude, rudeness, cool, coolness, isolate, isolates, isolating, isolation, social outcast, social outcasts
"Sire the pedants are revolting !"
'If there's one thing I can't stand it's nit-picking pedantry.' 'That's two things.'
At home with the pedants "It's raining small carnivorous quadrupedes" "Both feline and canine?"
"Is that before or after tax."