But it certainly shouldn't be here. A person who uses proper grammar at all times, esp. Not knowing anything about the linguistics articles here, I can't suggest where it might belong, though. It seems fairly productive to me. Who in their right mind would use nazi as part of a term to describe anything positive? Move Per the many suggestions here on the talk page, I've added a template to a suggest a move to Wikitionary. By using this term so light-hearted, everyone ridicules the victims of the Nazi regime.
As of September 2013, the annual event has more than 700 likes on Facebook. In this case, it's the term that offends, not the article. Although, Grammar Nazis are an exception due to being helpers of the Internet in a never ending quest to help those who have trouble with English. I don't know why my article is cited except as an example of the usage of the term it's fairly common around here , since my training is in physics, not English or linguistics, and I'm not any kind of authority. Those who refer to themselves as a grammar nazi do so with a touch of self deprecation.
I suggest the immediate revocation of this worthless, deeply offensive and mind-numbingly insensitive phrase. Potentially offensive due to its reference to the fascist National Socialist German Workers' Party, which was brought to power in 1933 under Adolf Hitler. It can be used in a less insulting manner, but that doesn't change anything. At this point, the article seems like a good candidate for that transition since it more or less just talks about the term and how it's defined rather than about the people, concepts, places, events, and things the title denotes with any citation or reference beyond an urban slang dictionary which kind of further reinforces the idea that the article is much better suited for the Wikitionary. The use of the word Nazi for something so trivial is not acceptable in serious terminology, although it's probably fine in slang - which again speaks against this as an article title. I really don't think this is going anywhere.
Personally I don't think this will happen, clearly someone tried to find good sources before, but the best they could come up with was non-notable blogs. In 2006, the holiday was moved to September 24th and has since been featured on dozens of sites for local news, magazines and mainstream news. Before 1930, party members had been called in English National Socialists, which dates from 1923. During the same time period, some posters even reveled in the title, acknowledging their passion for proper language on alt. A nickname, pseudonym or handle for a well-known grammar nazi defs. If so, it deserves a Wikitionary article. You may wish to ask factual questions about at the , discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the , or ask for help at the.
The use of Nazi Germany, Nazi regime, etc. To fix the sentence structure of an individual's address, an item of writing, etc. Soviet literature refers to fascists. By 2008, the term began to appear on , as both a pejorative insult and a self-identifying term for a person upset over someone's language. I know I'm one myself, and it annoys me so much when people leave out apostrophes in contractions. Obviously, versus being truly persuasive in a disagreement, pointing out English mistakes is a weak assault only on the typist's credibility and do not has actually any bearing regarding the fundamental premises and assertions therein. In 2013, National Punctuation Day was featured on a number of news sites and internet culture blogs including the New Yorker , the Huffington Post , Neatorama , Jezebel's Groupthink , The Atlantic and the Mary Sue , who highlighted a semicolon shaped meatloaf made by Jeff Rubin's wife, Norma shown below.
Some of the ads contained typos and grammar mistakes while others were perfectly written. Or if not, has it been discussed by such experts on new usage as Michael Quinion? They usually reply with a simple and move on. It just needs to cleaned up a bit. I'm removing it until someone can clarify and then fix up the sentence and re-add it. Grammar Nazi definition by Urban Dictionary. One who uses refined vocabulary, correct grammar, constantly finds themselves correcting grammar and spelling in forums, chatrooms, tumblr, YouTube, etc.
I'm not expecting Noam Chomsky level references here, but something better than non notable blogs and other garbage is needed. In any case, let's try not to how terrible the flag is and how we lose respect for those who display it on their userpage, etc. The study, published in , was carried out by linguists Julie Boland and Robin Queen. Spread Between 1996 and 2004, Usenet posters either called each other out for being overly harsh about other people's spelling and grammar on alt. Search of Nazism and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. If not, if it is just a couple of people's in jargon, it deserves nothing at all.
Its leader, Adolf Hitler, who was elected Chancellor in 1933, established a totalitarian dictatorship and precipitated the Second World War. I think both text and graphic attributions of that kind violate the. Someone who uses appropriate sentence structure at all times, esp. Then there's your experienced , they're much harder on you and constantly through pages to reply to people who have terrible grammar and spelling form. Please limit discussion to improvement of this redirect. I also removed a few refs to blogs, blogs are also bad sources, i checked them out, and the person writing the blog didn't seem notable in linguistics or some related area, so i counted these as poor sources too.
This could be an indirect manifestation of that. Another ref was urban dictionary, that is a site that any one can edit or add a definition to, i didn't consider that a good source either. Though some may use it as such, there are those who willingly use the term to describe themselves. But I think it makes a valid point. There are those who tend to correct only glaring errors that could prove confusing to some, errors that have been repeated, common mistakes such as confusion between homophones like your and you're, etc , excessive use of chat speak u for you, 2 for to or too, etc , or errors that the offender purports to be correct. I put the proposed delete template on not just because i think it should go, but also to encourage more discussion on that.