On Dating Writers. And Every. Word. Is. True. (RT @mcleodg)

#Relationships

Sat, Sep 18th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

"There is this thing currently going around tumblr," explains Nitsuh Abebe of the a grammar blog, "about why dating a writer is good". While he thinks it is nice that the list is going around -- he does, after all, like writers and thinks they should get more dates -- as a writer who has dated writers he felt the need to offer some correctives to this list.

The items in bold are the alleged reasons to date a writer. In lightface, Abebe has taken the liberty of replacing the original cheerful commentary with his own bleak -- and very correct -- opinion.

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