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    May 15, 2020

    People Are Sharing The Petty Hills They Are Willing To Die On And I Gotta Respect Them For Sticking To Their Guns

    I thought I was petty...

    Recently on Twitter, author and blogger Chuck Wendig asked his followers to share their petty opinions:

    NIGHTLY QUESTION: what is the pettiest, silliest, most meaningless hill you are willing to die on

    Never in my life have I seen so much chaotic energy.

    Bravo

    Here are some of the pettiest responses:

    1. The appearance of the hair that grows on some people's faces:

    @ChuckWendig Beards are grotesque and should not be tolerated.

    2. The grammatical choice used to list things:

    3. The word choices that some people make:

    @ChuckWendig Less vs. fewer. It's easy. Fewer refers to something that is countable. "She had fewer oranges than Jim." Less refers to something that isn't countable - a whole - for instance, "She had less anger than Jim."

    4. The depiction of this crafty hobby:

    @ChuckWendig The positioning of knitting needles in children’s picture books. It is almost, inevitably, done wrong with the ends inexplicably pointing upward. HOW IS THIS SO HARD, PEOPLE?!?!?

    5. The existence of a certain bird:

    @ChuckWendig Ostriches are just badly Photoshopped owls.

    6. The preferred choice of pork byproducts:

    7. The best work of a certain director:

    @ChuckWendig The original Terminator is James Cameron's best movie.

    8. The cuisine of a certain state:

    @ChuckWendig NYC pizza isn’t very good.

    9. The catalyst behind a certain boy becoming a masked vigilante:

    @ChuckWendig Martha Wayne's pearls wouldn't have broken the way they do in almost every incarnation of the Waynes' murder.

    10. The way people communicate:

    @ChuckWendig Tone is more important than Words.

    11. The relationship between a beloved cinematic couple:

    @ChuckWendig Jesse and Celine from the "Before" trilogy have a toxic relationship and should split up.

    12. The spelling of this synonym for nullify:

    @ChuckWendig There are two lls in cancelled.

    13. The function of this computer program:

    @ChuckWendig Microsoft Excel is over-complicated nonsense. I’ll just do it all manually.

    14. The structural integrity of a piece of wood:

    15. The pronunciation of this cooking ingredient:

    @ChuckWendig herbs has a bloody H on it for a reason

    16. The use of this festive exclamation:

    @ChuckWendig You say "Cheers" as an exclamation when you toast. 🍻 You do NOT cheers as a verb, that is not a thing. 🚫 "Let's cheers!" is nonsense. "We are cheersing!" is chaotic insanity.

    17. This opinion on the "Star" franchises:

    18. The invention of this beverage:

    @ChuckWendig Sparkling water is just ruined water.

    19. The linguistics behind everyone's favorite form of expression:

    @ChuckWendig GIF...is pronounced...with a HARD G.

    20. The concept of working hard:

    @ChuckWendig You cannot give more than 100%.

    21. The order of getting dressed:

    @ChuckWendig Socks go on before pants

    22. The genre of this film:

    @ChuckWendig Die Hard is a Christmas movie.

    23. The ingredients in this dish:

    24. The concept of audiobooks:

    @ChuckWendig If you listen to a book, you read the book.

    25. The edibility of top and bottom bread slices:

    26. The texture of legume spreads:

    @ChuckWendig Crunchy > Creamy peanut butter

    27. Finally, the correct way to end a sentence:

    @ChuckWendig 2 spaces after a period.

    What's the petty hill you're willing to die on? Let us know in the comments below!

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