grammar Nazi

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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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in the early times, but if He could talk right now, would he condemn grammar Nazis for their arrogance?
After all, practice makes perfect and vexes the grammar Nazis.
The latter often refer to prescristivists as peevers, language police, and grammar Nazis.
GRAMMAR Nazis have objected to the irritating lack of an apostrophe in Bobs Worth.
Grammar Nazis are easily offended, especially by my writing, and I've found the best way to comfort them is to say, "They're, their, there".