SquashMinusIsShit · 30/06/2021 13:24
I've recently started working with someone new who has her preferred pronouns on her email signature. Fine, her choice but she's included "her's" so every time I send her an email it comes up on spell checker because it's WRONG 😬
EdithWeston · 30/06/2021 15:22
If she is a new colleague, it would be a kindness for someone (ideally her line manager, mentor or peer supporter) to point out the error. It is not a kindness to leave someone making a conspicuous mistake. But it should come from someone whose role is to coach, encourage or correct new staff.
ifIwerenotanandroid · 30/06/2021 20:35
Although possibly pedants' corner would be a better home????
Wasn't there such a fierce debate in Private Eye about where the apostrophe went that they renamed it Pedantry Corner?
MaudTheInvincible · 30/06/2021 20:51
If picking on someone's grammar makes you look like a right tit, then picking on someone by telling them they look like a right tit because of picking on someone's grammar must make you look like a right tit too. In fact, imo it's far worse to pick on someone and tell them they look like a right tit because of the explicit intention to insult the person rather than to correct their grammar.
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