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One of my biggest (and admittedly nitpicky) pet peeves is when inherently subjective topics are spoken about using objective language. I'm entirely aware that others find my view pedantic, but to me there is a world of difference between "X is terrible" and "I think X is terrible." I find the distinction to be particularly important in written forums (i.e. on the internet) where the conversational, off-the-cuff tone a writer may intend for a statement is not necessarily the tone every other reader will infer.

In an attempt to make light of my obsession, I propose a new informal fallacy Read more...