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Singulars: spaghetto, broccolo, jacuzzo.
"Now you can send it."
Tags:letter, letters, message, messages, message in a bottle, messages in a bottle, perfectionist, perfectionists, perfectionism, writer, writers, writing, desert island, desert islands, author, authors, editor, editors, critic, critics, own worst critic, own worst critics, spouse, spouses, frustration, frustrations, frustrate, frustrates, frustrating, annoying, pedant, pedants, pedantic, husband, husbands, wife, wives, delay, delays, delaying, sos, s.o.s., help, helps, send for help, sending for help, draft, drafts, drafting, rough draft, rough drafts, revise, revises, revising, revision, revisions, too much coffee man
"I'm sorry, but refusing to use an Oxford comma isn't really grounds for divorce."
Tags:oxford comma, oxford commas, pedant, pedants, pedantic, type a, type a personality, type a personalities, grammar, grammar nazi, grammar nazis, divorce, divorces, divorcing, disagreement, disagreements, disagree, disagrees, disagreeing, english teacher, english teachers, english, proper grammar, correct grammar, stickler, sticklers, pet peeve, pet peeves, punctuation, punctuate, frustration, frustrations, spouse, spouses, husband, husbands, wife, wives, bicker, bickers, bickering, row, rows, rowing
Annual Pedants Conference.
Pedants enter PIN.
'Darling I want you to remember this always,,,'
"Beryl my dear, we're breaking for coffee at eleven o-clock. You`re a bit early. I make it ten fifty-eight."
"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
"I've tried really hard, but I'm sorry - I just can't bring myself to accept 'text' as a past participle."
'They're arguing over whether it should have an apostrophe.'
"I will refute my wife's allegations that I'm a work obsessed pedant with the aid of a slideshow presentation."
Tags:slideshow, slideshows, presentation, presentations, marriage guidance, marriage counselor, marriage counselors, marriage counsellor, marriage counsellors, marriage counseling, marriage counselling, workaholic, workaholics, work addict, work addicts, work addiction, wife, wives, husband, husbands, marriage problem, marriage problems, marriage breakdown, marriage breakdowns, pedant, pedants, pedantic, personality, personalities, personality type, character type, character types
"He's right - you only said he couldn't sleep on the bed."
Tags:pedant, pedants, pedantic, letter of the law, obey, obeys, obeying, dog, dogs, pooch, pooches, sleep, sleeps, sleeping arrangement, sleeping arrangements, on the bed, in the bed, technicality, technicalities, technical detail, technical details, slave, slaves, slave to your dog, slave to my dog, vet, vets, veterinarian, veterinarians
'I think you'll find that should be 'to whom' rather than 'to who'.'
'Pedants Society meeting here Friday...'
"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
"The apostrophe goes before the s..."
'I'm NOT a pedant.'
'He's not the likes of us, Bert - he says 'whoM' with an M.'
'He's counting how many words 'whom' with an 'm'. His record is six hundred and twenty nine.'
Here lays John Spinks - Scholar and Pedant who fought and lost his last battle against misuse of 'Lay' a transitive verb.
When pedants take a break.
"For the last time, it's not stocks, it's a pillory."
'Colourful scenes in central London as the annual pedants' pride parade makes it way into Hyde park.'
"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
"My math teacher is always finding mistakes in my work."