There's a syndrome that causes people to compulsively correct grammatical errors!
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry; by repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing the associated anxiety; or by a combination of such obsessions and compulsions.
Some symptoms of the disorder include excessive washing or cleaning, repeated checking, extreme hoarding, preoccupation with sexual, violent or religious thoughts, relationship-related obsessions, aversion to a particular number, nervous rituals such as opening and closing a door a certain amount of times before entering or leaving the room, etc.
There are several people around the world who have this disorder and what’s funny is that most people don’t even know they have it until a psychiatrist makes the diagnosis. There are many ways this disorder can affect people, not all people show the same symptoms, and there are several other disorders that derive from OCD, such as the Grammar Pedantry Syndrome.
The Grammar Pedantry syndrome is a form of OCD in which the sufferers have to correct every grammatical error. If u feelz intenze anzxiety on fixin tis sentence u maight sufer from itz.No wonder why there so many Grammar Nazis all over the internet!