History Quotes / GrammarNazi

10th Aug '16 3:24:42 AM Loekman3
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-->'''Stan''': See, between me and him, I'm not always the bad twin!
-->'''Ford''': Between 'him' and 'me'. Grammar, Stanley.
-->'''Stan''': I'll 'Grammar, Stanley' ''you'', you stuck up jerk!

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-->'''Stan''': ->'''Stan''': See, between me and him, I'm not always the bad twin!
-->'''Ford''': ->'''Ford''': Between 'him' and 'me'. Grammar, Stanley.
-->'''Stan''': ->'''Stan''': I'll 'Grammar, Stanley' ''you'', you stuck up jerk!
10th Aug '16 3:24:19 AM Loekman3
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-->'''Stan''': See, between me and him, I'm not always the bad twin!
-->'''Ford''': Between 'him' and 'me'. Grammar, Stanley.
-->'''Stan''': I'll 'Grammar, Stanley' ''you'', you stuck up jerk!
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''
30th Mar '16 6:27:46 AM Eievie
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->''[[PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith Never use a preposition to end a sentence]] [[HypocriticalHumor with]].''

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->''[[PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith Never use a preposition to end a sentence]] [[HypocriticalHumor with]].''with.]]''



''But if it's supposed to be a contraction, then it's I-T-apostrophe-S...''\\

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''But if it's supposed to be a contraction, then it's I-T-apostrophe-S...''\\I-T-apostrophe-S…''\\



->'''Henry:''' You see [[TheHero Simon]], there's [[RuleOfThree three]] kinds of "there". There's "there", t-h-e-r-e: "There are the donuts." Then there's "their", t-h-e-i-r, which is the possessive: "It is their donut." Then finally, there's "they're", t-h-e-y-apostrophe-r-e. A contraction meaning: "They're... they're the donut people." Got it?

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->'''Henry:''' You see [[TheHero Simon]], there's [[RuleOfThree three]] kinds of "there". There's "there", t-h-e-r-e: "There are the donuts." Then there's "their", t-h-e-i-r, which is the possessive: "It is their donut." Then finally, there's "they're", t-h-e-y-apostrophe-r-e. A contraction meaning: "They're... "They're… they're the donut people." Got it?



->'''Homer:''' Linguo...dead?!\\
'''Linguo the Grammar Robot:''' Linguo...'''IS'''...deeeeeaaaaad... ''(dies)''

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->'''Homer:''' Linguo...Linguo… dead?!\\
'''Linguo the Grammar Robot:''' Linguo...'''IS'''...deeeeeaaaaad... Linguo… '''IS'''… deeeeeaaaaad… ''(dies)''



->''Whoever killed her...also murdered the English language.''

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->''Whoever killed her...her… also murdered the English language.''



'''Agent Flemming:''' Bork! You are a federal agent. You represent the United States Government...never end a sentence with a preposition. Try again.\\
'''Agent Bork:''' Oh, ah...you know that guy in whose camper they...I mean that guy off in whose camper they were whacking?\\

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'''Agent Flemming:''' Bork! You are a federal agent. You represent the United States Government...Government… never end a sentence with a preposition. Try again.\\
'''Agent Bork:''' Oh, ah...ah… you know that guy in whose camper they...they… I mean that guy off in whose camper they were whacking?\\



->'''Prisoner in Belarus:''' She's always gettin' at me, saying I weren't a real man...\\

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->'''Prisoner in Belarus:''' She's always gettin' at me, saying I weren't a real man...\\man…\\



'''Sherlock Holmes:''' It's not "weren't", it's "wasn't".\\
'''Prisoner:''' ...Oh.\\
'''Sherlock Holmes:''' Go on.\\
'''Prisoner:''' Well, I don't know how it happened, but suddenly there's a knife in my hands, and me old man was a butcher, so I know how to handle knives, he learnt us how to cut up a beast...\\
'''Sherlock Holmes:''' Taught.\\

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'''Sherlock Holmes:''' '''Sherlock:''' It's not "weren't", it's "wasn't".\\
'''Prisoner:''' ...Oh.'''Prisoner:''' …oh.\\
'''Sherlock Holmes:''' '''Sherlock:''' Go on.\\
'''Prisoner:''' Well, I don't know how it happened, but suddenly there's a knife in my hands, and me old man was a butcher, so I know how to handle knives, he learnt us how to cut up a beast...\\
'''Sherlock Holmes:'''
beast…\\
'''Sherlock:'''
Taught.\\



'''Sherlock Holmes:''' ''Taught'' you how to cut up a beast.\\

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'''Sherlock Holmes:''' '''Sherlock:''' ''Taught'' you how to cut up a beast.\\



'''Sherlock Holmes:''' Did it.\\
'''Prisoner:''' ''(annoyed)'' Did it! STABBED HER! Over, and over, and over, and I looked down and she weren't... ''(Sherlock just sighs)'' ...''wasn't''...moving no more... ''(Sherlock rolls his eyes)'' ...''anymore''. ''(calmer)'' God help me, I don't know how it happened, it was an accident, I swear! ''(Sherlock gets up to leave)'' Hey, you gotta help me, Mr. Holmes! Everyone says you're the best. Without you...I'll get hung for this.\\
'''Sherlock Holmes:''' No, no, Mr. Bewick, not at all. ''(beat)'' ''Hanged'', yes.

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'''Sherlock Holmes:''' '''Sherlock:''' Did it.\\
'''Prisoner:''' ''(annoyed)'' Did it! STABBED HER! Over, and over, and over, and I looked down and she weren't... weren't… ''(Sherlock just sighs)'' ...''wasn't''...sighs)'' …''wasn't''… moving no more... more… ''(Sherlock rolls his eyes)'' ...''anymore''.eyes)'' …''anymore''. ''(calmer)'' God help me, I don't know how it happened, it was an accident, I swear! ''(Sherlock gets up to leave)'' Hey, you gotta help me, Mr. Holmes! Everyone says you're the best. Without you...you… I'll get hung for this.\\
'''Sherlock Holmes:''' '''Sherlock:''' No, no, Mr. Bewick, not at all. ''(beat)'' ''Hanged'', '''Hanged''', yes.



->''There is a busybody on your staff who devotes a lot of time to chasing split infinitives...I call for the immediate dismissal of this pedant. It is of no consequence whether he decides to go quickly or to quickly go or quickly to go. The important thing is that he should go at once.''

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->''There is a busybody on your staff who devotes a lot of time to chasing split infinitives...infinitives… I call for the immediate dismissal of this pedant. It is of no consequence whether he decides to go quickly or to quickly go or quickly to go. The important thing is that he should go at once.''



'''Becker:''' OK, nothinG. [=NothinG=]. NOTHIIIIIIIIING. 'K, you happy?\\

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'''Becker:''' OK, Ok, nothinG. [=NothinG=]. NOTHIIIIIIIIING. 'K, you happy?\\



'''Becker:''' Sorry. I don't know ANY York.

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'''Becker:''' Sorry. I don't know ANY ''any'' York.



->''Alright, if you say "You laughed so hard you literally pooped your pants", there better be actual poop in your actual pants...or literally you're a little illiterate.''

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->''Alright, if you say "You laughed so hard you literally pooped your pants", there better be actual poop in your actual pants...pants… or literally you're a little illiterate.''


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->'''Emma:''' If he's who he says he is, then why don't he know the first thing about loops--or even what year he's in? Go on, ask him!\\
'''Miss Peregrine:''' Why ''doesn't'' he know. And the only person whom I'll be subjecting to questioning is you, tomorrow afternoon, regarding the proper use of grammatical tenses!
-->-- ''Literature/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren''
20th Mar '16 1:43:13 PM FallenDelf
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'''Prisoner:''' ''(annoyed)'' Did it! STOP THAT! Over, and over, and over, and I looked down and she weren't... ''(Sherlock just sighs)'' ...''wasn't''...moving no more... ''(Sherlock rolls his eyes)'' ...''anymore''. ''(calmer)'' God help me, I don't know how it happened, it was an accident, I swear! ''(Sherlock gets up to leave)'' Hey, you gotta help me, Mr. Holmes! Everyone says you're the best. Without you...I'll get hung for this.\\

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'''Prisoner:''' ''(annoyed)'' Did it! STOP THAT! STABBED HER! Over, and over, and over, and I looked down and she weren't... ''(Sherlock just sighs)'' ...''wasn't''...moving no more... ''(Sherlock rolls his eyes)'' ...''anymore''. ''(calmer)'' God help me, I don't know how it happened, it was an accident, I swear! ''(Sherlock gets up to leave)'' Hey, you gotta help me, Mr. Holmes! Everyone says you're the best. Without you...I'll get hung for this.\\
7th Mar '16 11:31:06 AM Burmazepame6147
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->''The English language is being treated nowadays exactly...as [[GodwinsLaw the inmates of concentration camps were dealt with by their Nazi jailers]].''
-->--'''John Simon''', film and theater critic

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->''The English language is being treated nowadays exactly...as [[GodwinsLaw ->'''Henry:''' You see [[TheHero Simon]], there's [[RuleOfThree three]] kinds of "there". There's "there", t-h-e-r-e: "There are the inmates of concentration camps were dealt with by donuts." Then there's "their", t-h-e-i-r, which is the possessive: "It is their Nazi jailers]].''
-->--'''John Simon''', film and theater critic
donut." Then finally, there's "they're", t-h-e-y-apostrophe-r-e. A contraction meaning: "They're... they're the donut people." Got it?
-->--'''Henry Fool'''
29th Aug '15 7:21:44 AM DoctorNemesis
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-->--'''Robert Webb''', calling out Creator/DavidMitchell[[note]]who, for the unaware, is his longtime comedy partner, meaning that at least some of the proceeding was tongue-in-cheek at least slightly.[[/note]] and, by extension, others for this trope

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-->--'''Robert Webb''', calling out Creator/DavidMitchell[[note]]who, for the unaware, is his longtime comedy partner, meaning that at least some of the proceeding was tongue-in-cheek at least slightly.tongue-in-cheek.[[/note]] and, by extension, others for this trope
2nd Aug '15 8:56:46 AM MAI742
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-->--[[BeamMeUpScotty Attributed to]] '''Winston Churchill'''[[note]] [[DontExplainTheJoke yes, this apocryphal communique in which he dismisses civil servants' fixation upon proper grammar]] [[PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith ends with a preposition[[/note]]

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-->--[[BeamMeUpScotty Attributed to]] '''Winston Churchill'''[[note]] [[DontExplainTheJoke yes, this apocryphal communique in which he dismisses civil servants' fixation upon proper grammar]] [[PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith ends with a preposition[[/note]]
preposition]][[/note]]
2nd Aug '15 8:56:27 AM MAI742
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-->--[[BeamMeUpScotty Attributed to]] '''Winston Churchill'''[[note]] [[Don'tExplainTheJoke yes, the apocryphal communique dismissing civil service concerns over proper grammar]] [[PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith ends with a preposition[[/note]]

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-->--[[BeamMeUpScotty Attributed to]] '''Winston Churchill'''[[note]] [[Don'tExplainTheJoke [[DontExplainTheJoke yes, the this apocryphal communique dismissing in which he dismisses civil service concerns over servants' fixation upon proper grammar]] [[PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith ends with a preposition[[/note]]
2nd Aug '15 8:55:38 AM MAI742
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-->--[[BeamMeUpScotty Attributed to]] '''Winston Churchill'''[[note]]rejecting the rule against ending a sentence with a preposition[[/note]]

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-->--[[BeamMeUpScotty Attributed to]] '''Winston Churchill'''[[note]]rejecting Churchill'''[[note]] [[Don'tExplainTheJoke yes, the rule against ending a sentence apocryphal communique dismissing civil service concerns over proper grammar]] [[PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith ends with a preposition[[/note]]
20th Jul '15 2:43:48 PM MrDeath
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->''I was standing in the lobby of this hotel just minding my own business and this guy came up to me and said, "Sir, could you please move? You're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't going to run. If you are flammable and have legs, you are'' never ''blocking a fire exit...unless you're a table.''
-->--'''Mitch Hedburg'''
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