In the early 2000s, the holiday was added to Chase's Calendar of Events , an authoritative source on observances created in 1957. You can complete the definition of of Nazism given by the English Definition dictionary with other English dictionaries: Wikipedia, Lexilogos, Oxford, Cambridge, Chambers Harrap, Wordreference, Collins Lexibase dictionaries, Merriam Webster. 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. However, since it's rather impossible to track a slang term's history which is what it should do if it is on Wikipedia , perhaps we can transwiki it to Wiktionary. Before 1930, party members had been called in English National Socialists, which dates from 1923. Or if not, has it been discussed by such experts on new usage as Michael Quinion? The claim that grammar nazis tend to make corrections on statements that express opinions contrary to their own is too much of a generalisation.
. Regularly using the term Nazi in Wiki discussions trivializes the millions of murders Nazis committed on Jews, Romani, gay people, political opponents, mentally ill and many others. Inspired by errors in newspapers and magazines, fans have submitted photos of signs with improper punctuation to the site since its inception. I don't think should be associated with this term. As of September 2013, the annual event has more than 700 likes on Facebook. Maybe someone would come by and see that, and knowing a decent source, provide it. From them, it spread into other languages, and eventually was brought back to Germany, after the war.
There are many innacuracies ie. Those who refer to themselves as a grammar nazi do so with a touch of self deprecation. Often one who spells precisely aswell. One who uses refined vocabulary, correct grammar, constantly finds themselves correcting grammar and spelling in forums, chatrooms, tumblr, YouTube, etc. Its leader, Adolf Hitler, who was elected Chancellor in 1933, established a totalitarian dictatorship and precipitated the Second World War. Someone who insists on correcting or criticizing others for errors in spelling, grammar, and syntax, especially to a pedantic or self-righteous degree. There was little point to talk about the Nazi's party where they are different concept.
To fix the sentence structure of an individual's address, an item of writing, etc. And many people consider any extended use of the word Nazi to be offensive, in that it trivializes the terrible crimes of the German Nazis. I put the proposed delete template on not just because i think it should go, but also to encourage more discussion on that. I couldn't find information on any group of grammar nazis, let alone an official logo. Because extroverts enjoy variability and engaging with people. A nickname, pseudonym or handle for a well-known grammar nazi defs.
Search of Nazism and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. 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. But I think it makes a valid point. On September 24th, National Punctuation Day was mentioned on more than 7,700 times and generated dozens of posts on and Facebook. As they are often regarded as uptight assholes who really should get a life, it should be mentioned that they explain quick flaws very often reveal insufficient cleverness on the part of anyone being criticized.
If it is official then sources to back that up need to be given. Soviet literature refers to fascists. National Punctuation Day National Punctuation Day was established in August 2004 by professional speaker Jeff Rubin. I agree with those who feel this page should be deleted, or at best moved somewhere else like wiktionaty. Grammar Nazi definition by Urban Dictionary. And I got zero hits for it on Google News, which admittedly is a much stricter test of notability. Comments placed elsewhere will be moved here.
They usually reply with a simple and move on. On October 9th, 2004, the first site criticizing grammar nazis was created shown below , gaining more than 2,300 views as of September 2013. I'm removing it until someone can clarify and then fix up the sentence and re-add it. It can be used in a less insulting manner, but that doesn't change anything. Someone who uses appropriate sentence structure at all times, esp. For example, the statement that it is a derogatory term stands out to me.
After pointing out of the linguistic shortcomings in other people, a Grammar Nazi feels an unusual feeling of twisted and unconstructive intelligentsia delight. If not, if it is just a couple of people's in jargon, it deserves nothing at all. I'm not expecting Noam Chomsky level references here, but something better than non notable blogs and other garbage is needed. It must be verifyable to be in any Wiki, and so far there is no evidence of that. Status Confirmed Year Origin alt. Grammar issues can be discussed in a civilised manner and there is no need for a.
A person who uses proper grammar at all times, esp. This could be an indirect manifestation of that. I see no notability to the article, at all. I'll also suggest that the not be used here. Though some may use it as such, there are those who willingly use the term to describe themselves. I suggest the immediate revocation of this worthless, deeply offensive and mind-numbingly insensitive phrase.
Simply put, this is simply a disguised ad hominem debate which intelligent and rational men and women disregard. If not, I think that this line is unnecessary. 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. And while you might be correct in saying that placing 'Nazi' after any given word to indicate a stickler is possible, this particular term as shown above is quite common. It seems fairly productive to me.