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grammar Nazi

Someone who insists on correcting or criticizing others for errors in spelling, grammar, and syntax, especially to a pedantic or self-righteous degree. Potentially offensive due to its reference to the fascist National Socialist German Workers' Party, which was brought to power in 1933 under Adolf Hitler. It irritates me to no end when people use "good" as an adverb, but I try not to be a grammar Nazi about it.
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Popular Liberal culture in Germany as well as other political cultures including Nazi political culture, originated in the local and regional rather than the national context.
He added that the Western media repeatedly accuse Russia of open propaganda, but in case of Nazism spread, it is "definitely" the West who promotes the Nazi ideology.
Rachlin, examines Roland Freisler, head of the Nazi People's Court between 1942 and 1945.
The poll also showed that 61 per cent of Austrian adults wanted to see a "strong man" in charge of government, and 54 per cent said they thought it would be "highly likely" that the Nazis would win seats in they were allowed to take part in an election.
Some examples of the Nazi propaganda leaflets that are up for auction later next week
More recently, and now in our own county, extremists display the Nazi symbol.
What is incredibly hard is to get countries that are reluctant to bring Nazi war criminals to justice, to do the right thing and to bring them to trial.
This study is also highly informative about the methods and character of Nazi propaganda.
I could hear only snippets of their speeches, which droned on about immigration and the Zionist Occupied Government, as I was among the crowd of about 1,000 counter-protesters, throatily booing the Nazis.
Despite its attempts to present a more militant image, Social Democracy failed to gain electoral ground from its main competitors, the German Communist Party and the rising Nazi movement.
While this is a lengthy, dense scholarly work with small print, it is clearly written and provides a wonderfully telescopic view of the lived impact of the Nazi era.
An Israeli consul in Italy stated that the Catholic Church under Pius XII "was instrumental in saving at least 700,000 but probably as many at 860,000 Jews from certain death at Nazi hands.
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I remember her telling us once about the 1938 Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass) pogrom, during which Nazi mobs attacked Jews, burned synagogues, and smashed Jewish businesses and institutions.