Make enemies for life with this Grammar Snob sticker pack for iMessage

The addition of stickers to iOS 10 has been an absolute mess. You might love it, you might hate it, but you can't deny that the ability to litter conversations with cartoons of pizzas, pokémon, and party parrots doesn't seem to have been well thought out. And that's before we even mention the hardcore porn. Well, one sticker pack is trying to bring a little order to the chaos — the Grammar Snob collection from developer John Haney. For $0.99 you get all the editorial corrections you're your heart desires, including it's and its; lose, loose, and losing; and various scribbles and crossing-outs.

However, if you thought dropping endless Hello Kitty stickers into conversations was a good way to end a friendship, just wait until you can make handwritten corrections appear on your loved ones' phone screens. It'll be like some of self-correcting Harry Potter notepad, but with the magical feeling replaced by instant enmity! And of course, if you really want to offend people and cross the line from grammar nazi to Actual Nazi, then, sure, iMessage has got you covered their to.

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Excellent.

iMessage has got you covered their to.

I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE

I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE THEIR

FTFY

Your going to drive alot of people nut’s, with that last sentence. Its surely enough too make some people loose there shit.

Bad grammar makes me [SIC]

You ain’t got no clue how right you is.

Reading this was stressful man. Four real.

Defiantly.

Can TheVerge add this feature to the comments section so we can correct mistakes in the articles and in each other’s comments? I foresee no chance of that going wrong in any way.

Hahaha. After the first 50 people correct you, it’ll just be a red blob anyway.

ahh yes, the "How to lose or at the very least, annoy your friends" edition.

loose *

Ha. That lose – loose drives me INSANE when I see it used incorrectly every single day.

I think the new stickers feature is fun and kind of hilarious, especially something like this. If you don’t like it, it’s very easy not to use it.

It would’ve been cool if they named it "word crimes" and collaborated with Weird Al and the guys who made his video

One guy – he also made the LiveJournal logo back in the day.

http://spaceparanoids.net/wordcrimes/

Bought it immediately. Pettiness Achievement Unlocked.

I have a PlayStation. I bet that’s at least a gold trophy.

I mist my target reply.

This is teh best.

OOH! Will there be some sort of Vergecast plugin so that every time Nilay says "literally," a huge red X pop up on your screen and your Apple Watch?! Or is that already a drinking game, where you have to pull on an XL bottle of Scissor Vodka every time he says it … literally …

*pops

[I am truly terrible at being snarky …]

Is there any way to make it so the stickers show up slightly above where your finger/thumb is on the screen? As is, they vanish beneath whichever abnormally large digit I put on the screen. By the time I re-size the grammar sticker, I’m completely unable to see it to place it properly, which then results in a needed grammar fix, and do you see the endless cycle perpetuating itself here!?

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