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pedant

noun affecter, bluffer, closed-minded person, dogmatist, narrow-minded person, opinionated person, philosophaster, pretender, sciolist
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Her successor and distant cousin, James of Scotland (James I of England), was a bigoted pedant, and under his rule the perennial Court corruption, striking in, became foul and noisome.
The pedants will point to his commanding of the area, but that also seems to be improving.
And by doing that which ever pundit involved can make up their own mind as to whether that is what they really meant to say, while the legions of pedants can move on to spotting far more interesting mucked up metaphors and sloppy similes.
Meddling pedants used to say the same about books," I said to a friend yesterday.
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Everything about this privatisation stinks" Labour leader Ed Miliband on the sale of Royal Mail "People who care about grammar are regularly characterised as pedants.
But punctuation pedants are far from convinced, the Independent reported.
Before I'm shouted down by legions of pedants, I'm fully aware that Chris Wood does not play for Millwall.
How about placing small cubicles throughout the airport to allow convenient seclusion for those pedants who persist in talking loudly on their mobile phones and strutting around noisily, oblivious to others, disturbing everyone's equilibrium as they walk by.
Notice the grammatical error, which I've left in on purpose, pedants.
Pedants of the world unite I say, however after some interesting history of Ormesby his final comment left me baffled.
Pedants point out that, in 1969, there weren't any steam trains still carrying passengers.