Word crimes

I’m sure everyone who has anything to do with language has seen the latest video by Weird Al Yankovic. If not, here it is:

Although I like the music and laughed when I first saw it (I have to admit, there’s a little bit of a grammar-nazi in me, too), this article by Stan Carey over at Sentence first made me have second thoughts.

What do you think? Is it funny, mean, thoughtless, good, bad…? I’d be interested to read your comments!

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