31 March 2016

Guilty as charged

According to The Times (here):

People who are angered by poorly written correspondence — grammar pedants — are more likely to be introverted and disagreeable than those who are not bothered by mistakes, a study has suggested.
Readers who are left fuming by ungrammatical or poorly written emails are more likely to be rated with the negative personality traits, according to linguistics researchers at the University of Michigan.
Why should I care if some damn fool researcher thinks I'm disagreeable.  And what's it got to do with you, anyway ...

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