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13 Times J.K. Rowling Schooled Her Twitter Followers on Language, Grammar, & Everything Else



Lastly, here we get a taste of the way that words can carry different weight depending on who hears them. The bozo who wrote about this judge thought that "Olympic fencer" and "gay" automatically carried negative connotations and functioned as disparaging remarks. Of course, they're just objective descriptor words, and Rowling points out that anyone with a brain larger than an acorn knows this description outlines a badass with an interesting life and sword skills.

Topics: Books
Tags: twitter, harry potter, j.k. rowling, donald trump, celeb tweets, grammar nerds, twitter wars, the baddest witch we know

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