Verboticism: Gramudgeon

'Man, you loving bestest ever!'

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: werdnurd

Pronunciation: gra-mud-jun (n)

Sentence: Feeling slighted by the improper use of the word good, the gramudgeon could not help but interject: "You mean well."

Etymology: grammar - the way the sentences of a language are constructed; morphology and syntax. curmudgeon - a bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.

Points: 1961

Comments: Gramudgeon

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-26: 17:50:00
Very good blend!

Tigger - 2008-03-26: 22:32:00
Hey, your 'Gramudgeon' should hook up with my 'Linguistickler'.