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So you found a typo on Frock Flicks, huh? Or you want to point out that we got a date wrong somewhere or transposed the words in a title? Scientific opinion (and not just us frazzled and time-crunched writers at Frock Flicks HQ) says you’re being a dick. Yep, that’s true because SCIENCE.
Linguists at the University of Michigan conducted a study about how personality traits influence people’s reactions to errors in written text. The result: “less agreeable people are more sensitive to grammatical errors,” and people who noticed the errors were “less tolerant of deviations from convention.” Go clicky the linkys for proof of what a jerk you are.
And then have a little compassion for us before you bitch about occasional problems in this blog we publish five times a week for zero profit in our free time after our day-jobs.
There are ways to KINDLY point out errors that are genuinely HELPFUL. Check out CopyWriteMatters for tips. The #1 suggestion? Take it private — you can email us or message us any old time vs. whining on a blog post.