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Weird Al loves freelance writers and editors

Weird Al Yankovic's "Word Crimes" (Credit: screenshot)

You may have heard that Weird Al has come up with another comedic gem as part of his 8 days, 8 videos campaign: Word Crimes.

We happen to know that a great many freelancers are grammarphiles. But the best part of the video is surely the part where he recommends that everyone hire an editor, which in our interpretation means a freelance editor or writer. If you're looking for a freelancer, there are thousands of them in our community for you to contact.

Here’s the section of the song (and the full lyrics):

“You should hire some cunning linguist
To help you distinguish
What is proper English”

Here’s the full video!

And if you didn’t get enough snarky grammar-preaching today, here are a few Red Line posts from our resident freelance editor Kate Hamill:

The Red Line: Do You Need an Oxford Comma?

The Red Line: Top 7 Misused Expressions

The Red Line: Single or Double Quotes?

The Red Line: Your not good with you’re grammar

The Red Line: Is it OK to use LOL?