[lg policy] Grammar sticklers may have OCD

Baron, Dennis E debaron at ILLINOIS.EDU
Sun Jun 24 23:56:33 UTC 2012


There's a new post on the Web of Language: Grammar sticklers may have OCD

It used to be we thought that people who went around correcting other people’s grammar were just plain annoying. Now there's evidence they are actually ill, suffering from a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder/oppositional defiant disorder (OCD/ODD). Researchers are calling it Grammatical Pedantry Syndrome, or GPS.

read the full post here at the Web of Language: http://bit.ly/L8niLf

Dennis Baron
Professor of English and Linguistics
Department of English
University of Illinois
608 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801

office: 217-305-0067
fax: 217-333-4321

http://www.illinois.edu/goto/debaron<http://illinois.edu/goto/debaron>

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