Following on from the discussion about Grammar Nazis, is there an acceptable term for people who would consider themselves at the opposite end of the spectrum. It should be slightly pejorative but not give offence or lead to rows.

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    Do we really need more derogatory names for different grammar ideologies? Commented Aug 16, 2010 at 17:19
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    @ JSBangs: I agree : I don't think we should have any. But since the consensus of the 'Grammar Nazi' discussion was acceptability, maybe we should try to achieve balance. Personally I wouldn’t want to use any kind of labelling - let’s discuss each question on its merits.
    – cindi
    Commented Aug 16, 2010 at 17:40
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    I would quite happily call myself a grammar hippy. Simply because it sounds cool :-) Commented Aug 17, 2010 at 23:23
  • I'd probably call them Jejemon (though the term is probably not well known in other countries).
    – Dian
    Commented Aug 25, 2010 at 5:42

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How about grammar hippy?


TV Tropes has an opposite of Illiteracy communist.

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    I refuse to click that link.
    – mmyers
    Commented Sep 25, 2010 at 18:41

A loose grammon (rhymes with "loose cannon").


Grammar Ally ...



Grammar anarchist


The Grammar Police

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