Verboticism: Wrecktify

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DEFINITION: n. A person who constantly corrects other people's grammar. v. To habitually correct the grammar of everyone with whom you speak regardless of the social context or the minuteness the perceived error.

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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Rek ti fy

Sentence: Killsay was excellent at morphemes and constituents. He was born a Grammar. Killsay was very in tense, and always in the accusative. He was overly generous in sharing his grammar. Killsay would restruckture the speecch of any one. No was was safe from his guydance (guidance) ... shuffling his feet, waving his finger, tweaking your verbose, nitpicking through one's words ... he would wrectify everything said.

Etymology: RECTIFY, WRECK. RECTIFY - correct, amend, revise. WRECK - to damage and destroy with too much revision. --- (Morphemes are basic word-building units. Constituents are sentence-building units. They are true grammatical words, not verbotomies.) Killsay Grammar is a pun on actor Kelsey Grammer, star of the tv show Frasier.

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Comments: Wrecktify

Mustang - 2009-01-16: 04:17:00
Bet she had a bad rectutation....

mweinmann - 2009-01-16: 08:12:00
After she irritates enough people, she might turn a wreckluse.

silveryaspen - 2009-01-16: 10:03:00
Thank you for the clever comments. But Killsay is a he ... not a she! Men are guilty of doing this, too!

Jabberwocky - 2009-01-16: 16:16:00

Nosila - 2009-01-16: 20:43:00
Killsay it!