"The energy that used to go into open classism and racism now goes into disparaging people’s grammar."

On dating sites, people judged by how they write


Mon, Oct 5th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to the Wall Street Journal, when judging someone on a dating site, a person's grammar is used in assessing if they are a potential candidate for a date. Reportedly, a message from a suitor that is "grammatically correct and has a voice and is put together," can be very attractive.

With crimes against grammar rising in the age of social media, some people are beginning to take action. The online dating world is a prime battleground.

Mr. Cohen joins a number of singles picky about the grammar gaffes they’re seeing on dating sites. For love, these folks say written communications matter, from the correct use of semicolons, to understanding the difference between its and it’s, and sentences built on proper parallel construction.



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