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    Updated on Dec 1, 2019. Posted on Nov 30, 2019

    21 Gifts For The Biggest Grammar Nerd You Know

    You'd better proofread the card you attach. Twice.

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    1. A perfectly punctuated tee celebrating their three favorite things.

    bonnytees

    Get it from bonnytees on Etsy for $14.99+ (available in sizes S-2X and in two styles of unisex crewneck tee, a unisex V-neck tee, a women's fit tee, a youth size tee, a hoodie, or a pullover sweatshirt, and in 16 colors).

    2. A cute-yet-judgy mug to prove they're not ~kitten~ around when it comes to grammar.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    3. A slightly passive-aggressive sticker depicting something they've actually done to someone when they were being an ass-terisk.

    Redbubble

    Get it from Jeremy Brown on Redbubble for $2.50+ (available in three finishes and four sizes).

    4. Or a minimal and straight-to-the-point dad cap expressing the same sentiment.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 18 colors).

    5. An OMG-worthy sticky note pad to help them formally write-up all grammar offenders. Catch me sticking these on every business sign or ad that uses unnecessary quotation marks.

    Amazon

    Get a pad of 50 from Amazon for $9.49.

    6. Some sleek stud earrings that can be a period and a comma or a semicolon depending on if they rock them in both ears or stacked on just one (and depending, of course, on what the sentence structure demands).

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three colors).

    7. A World Without "Whom": The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age, a book by BuzzFeed copy chief Emmy Favilla all about the development of a style guide that's conversational and internet friendly, while still being grammatical. If your friend has ever gone on a long ramble about how language evolves, this is the book for them.

    Amazon

    The format of the book is super cool — it's filled with screenshots of texts and Slack messages of IRL debates BuzzFeeders had about language. Also, how Emmy decided to stylize "mac 'n' cheese" as such.

    Promising review: "As a BuzzFeed fan and somewhat newbie copyeditor, I really enjoyed this one. It's fascinating to learn the logic behind a copy chief's style decisions, and Emmy Favilla is a damn good writer. It takes some guts to embrace internet speak, to find the best rhythm in all the quirky usage choices and evolve as necessary. I love the method-to-the-madness approach. Favilla makes it pretty clear that she enjoys playing with language, which is fun enough in itself. But more importantly, she argues that language needs to be inclusive. The truly important part of her job is helping to ensure content that respects often-marginalized voices. I'm here for it. And I'll keep this one on the desk for times I need a dose of perspective — or just a good language-dork laugh." —Jackie Dever

    Get it from Amazon for $9.50+.

    8. A set of sassy grammar police catchphrase pencils so no one at work would dare steal one of their writing utensils (or use a split infinitive).

    Paper Source

    Get a box of eight from Paper Source for $12.95.

    9. Or a set of homophone pencils they'll use to WRITE the RIGHT way.

    NewtonAndTheApple/Etsy

    Get a set of five from NewtonAndTheApple on Etsy for $10.11.

    10. An adorable (yet infuriating) birthday card to celebrate the day they were born into this Earth with the sole purpose of correcting everyone.

    maggieandmog

    Get it from maggieandmog on Etsy for $3.97.

    11. A handy and honest pouch in which they can store their hopes and dreams of one day finding a cutie on Hinge whose bio doesn't misuse or misspell a single word.

    Redbubble

    Because their love language is, well...language.

    Get it from 3bagsfull on Redbubble for $12.73+ (available in three sizes).

    12. A dainty necklace that'll perfectly ~punctuate~ any outfit.

    LittleMissLilyan/Etsy

    Get it from LittleMissLilyan on Etsy for $15 (available in seven symbols, three lengths, and three colors).

    13. Or an adjustable punctuation cuff with the ~write~ stuff to become their new signature piece.

    michellemach

    Get it from michellemach on Etsy for $15.

    14. A smart-alecky set of coasters so their guests won't take it personally when your friend kicks them out of the party for using a dangling modifier.

    Society6

    Get a set of four from EnvyArt on Society6 for $15.

    15. A LOL-worthy T-shirt to help them raise awareness about the vital importance of commas.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in men's and women's sizes S-3X and youth sizes 2-12 and in five colors).

    16. A cheeky sticker suggesting an activity that actually sounds kinda fun, tbh.

    Redbubble

    Get it from Darcy Schild on Redbubble for $2.81+ (available in three finishes and four sizes).

    17. A clever sentence diagram print for the only person you know who actually misses doing this in school.

    GrammaticalArt/Etsy

    Get it from GrammaticalArt on Etsy for $12+ (available in seven sizes).

    18. A "Grammar Police Academy" sweatshirt to let everyone know who they're dealing with. Oh, crap, I just ended a sentence with a preposition — they're after me.

    Human

    This design is also available on a crewneck tee, V-neck tee, baby onesie, tank top, racerback tank, or hoodie.

    Get it from Human for $24.99 (originally $34.99, available in sizes S-3X and in seven colors).

    19. An adorable art print starring some encouraging punctuation marks. ~Comma~ on, you can do it!!!

    Society6

    Get it from Milkyprint on Society6 for $20.99+ (available in five sizes).

    20. A punny notebook for ~recording~ all of their important thoughts.

    Redbubble

    Get it from Teo Zirinis on Redbubble for $12.62 (available with lined or graph paper).

    21. And finally, a pack of fine-tip red pens so they can correct others' work and their own with a masterful and satisfying precision.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These pens allowed me to become a better human. Writing is no longer a chore or a necessity, but a dignified responsibility of mankind. These aren't just pens, they are instruments crafted by the hands of a GOD. As a writer, these pens allow me to write comfortably because of the ergonomic design, and the tip is precise and perfect for corrections and new ideas alike." —Patrick Roane

    Get a box of 12 from Amazon for $12.83 (available in four colors).

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    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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