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Old August 4 2012, 05:44 PM   #152
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Re: TTN: Fallen Gods by Michael A. Martin Review Thread (Spoilers!)

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^ Damn, your original version (which I got in the notification email) read "semantic hairsplitting", and I was not going to be able to resist the sweet irony of pointing out that semantics is about meaning rather than orthography. Then again, grammar isn't about orthography either. But it lacks punch now!
Fell free to point it out, Sho:
'Grammar nazi' is more widely used, and, as such, has less punch than 'vocabulary nazi' or 'orthography nazi' - choices immediately available to me in response.

PS
If I left my post with 'semantic hairsplitting'? My response to you pointing out that 'semantic hairsplitting' does not really fit would involve pointing out the irony that it fits perfectly as a characterization for your post.
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