17 Arrested In Chat Room Sting By Grammar Police

Posted: June 26, 2014 in Language Use, Writing

The Return of the Modern Philosopher

badgeThe internet can be a very dangerous place, Modern Philosophers.

Today, however, the good guys made it a little safer.  In what’s believed to be the first ever cyber sting conducted by the Grammar Police, seventeen Mainers were arrested for abuses against the English language.

Charges ranged from the basic misuse of punctuation marks and capitals, to the reckless disregard for the proper use of your, you’re, there, their, and they’re.

Detective Bonnie English, who led the sting operation, told this Modern Philosopher, “While we were discouraged at being able to make so many arrests in such a short amount of time, we believe that this is a major step in curbing assaults on the English language.”

Most of the suspects were released after posting bail (one was scheduled to be held overnight after she insisted on paying her “bale” and would not budge on the matter), and ordered to…

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  1. Austin says:

    Thanks for sharing my post! 🙂

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  2. U r being to lenient on the kriminals.

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