Are you proud to be a grammar snob?
Many people are. But in this video, Mona Chalabi points out why being a stickler for correcting other people’s grammar is not something to be proud of.
Check this out to get some perspectives on what grammar snobs are overlooking, and how focusing on what you believe to be incorrect language is often a way to silence people.
Mona’s got a great idea on what we should be focusing on instead.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Why Grammar Snobbery Has No Place in the Movement
- You Know Those Common Objections to ‘They’ Pronouns? Here Are 9 Simple Facts to Shut Them Down