Who did you send that to?
This sentence is grammatically incorrect. It seems innocuous enough, but it is wrong. What to do?
Should you correct people’s use of who versus whom, misusing literally, or saying nucular? This is an interesting social phenomenon—many people have very strong feelings about correcting other people’s language use. The company Grammarly recently posted a poll to its twitter feed asking:
Is it rude to publicly correct your coworkers’ grammar or spelling?
It immediately struck me: this is a total share your thoughts ~ hold your thoughts scenario!
There are times when it is helpful and expected to share your thoughts with others, and there are times when it will be considered rude and could upset people. So when do you hold which thoughts?
First, let’s look at the results: