Oxford commas, splitting infinitives, impact as a verb … all topics near and dear to my heart.
But I won’t expound on them much today because I’m cheek-deep in some other projects. So this is just a quick note for anyone interested in word-nerdery like me that Buzzfeed posted a photo series titled “30 Copy Editors Tell Us Their Pet Peeves.”
It’s nice to see I’m not the only one with some of these peeves. Though I don’t agree with all of the sentiments.
So what about you? After looking through copy editors’ grievances, where do you stand on these weighty issues facing our time?
(You probably already know how I feel about the singular they.)