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Grammar Fandom - ?x! by Inonibird Grammar Fandom - ?x! by Inonibird
So this is a thing, now.

Seriously, weird shit happens on tumblr. After ~KatWylder and I gushed over semicolons and grammar in general, the following conversation ensued:

Kat: I think we should make grammar into a fandom. My OTP is exclamation pointxquestion mark. They can have little baby interrobangs together.

Inoni: Ah, but we’ll end up with the inevitable American vs. British fandom wars—like if quotation marks are seme or uke in their relationships with other punctuation, or whether or not to ship o/u.

Kat: Hm, I dunno about question marks, but I see exclamation points as being tsundere.

"I-it’s not like I like you or anything! Stupid!" (≧^≦)

Inoni: Question marks could be dandere? (and maybe they also get along well with ellipses…?)

Parentheses, meanwhile, are kinda socially awkward (always butting in with their superfluous, tangential and unsolicited comments). But I still like ‘em.

Kat: They’re like the token clumsy-but-cute girl, where being endearingly awkward is their only flaw.

Inoni: Gijinkas, stat!


So she posted a gijinka for Exclamation Point and I posted one for Question Mark. Then this happened. And there should be more, soon. And this is so, so silly.

BUT NO REGRETS. *flings self off cliff*


this ridiculous idea belongs to ~KatWylder and myself, but the grammar fandom is universal =P
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evilhamster13 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So so cute, their personalities come through so well in their faces and postures and just it seems like they'd be such a cuuuute couple <3
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:iconstormygiovanna:
Stormygiovanna Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*whispers* I ship it.
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:iconcristalmomostar:
CristalMomoStar Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Quick, everyone tumblr this picture with the explanation!
We need to make this a thing as quick as possible!
Go!
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:iconoctoberspirited:
octoberspirited Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this.
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:iconaurora-borealice:
Aurora-BoreAlice Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I ship it.
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:iconaloria:
Aloria Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this idea. Please continue to make it a thing
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:iconisonmad:
isonmad Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Student Photographer
omg first colors on tumblr now grammar I love it sooooo much
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:iconkindalikelemons:
KindaLikeLemons Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Grammar fangirling time.
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StriatonTrioFan7 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
OMG THIS IS TOO AWESOME >xD
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:iconpatricklemorse:
PatrickleMorse Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is such an awesome idea 8D
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:iconkimono-chimera:
Kimono-chimera Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A friend of mine started this a while back!  I totally need to link him to it now.
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:iconmechanical-dragon:
Mechanical-Dragon Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is now the greatest of fandom idea ever.
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bored-beyond-belief Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Ha, this is great!  Nailed the personalities (^_^)b

Funny enough, I humanized numbers 0-9 in elementary school, too, particularly when adding.  For example, 7 was always hitting on 6 (which pissed off 6 immensely) while they were in the pink, bubbly setting of 13, 9 got along with everyone, as did timid 1, and I NEVER EVER liked putting 8 and 6 together in forest green 14.  That was 7's territory, and when 7 was absent 8 and 6 would fight to the death to claim the territory.

Two things I just learned looking back:
1. I'm biased towards odds
2. I was a really weird kid :o
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Doodletigress Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student Artist
Hashtag is a tumblr fangirl who is always making weird references. Asterisk works in advertising. Ampersand is a classy British gentleman. Tilde is a sexy Spanish guy.
i could play this game all day, or until I run out of punctuation marks.
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RodentRifle Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013
I remember seeing this on tumblr! XD So this is really going to happen? Sweet.
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:iconprobablyimpossible:
ProbablyImpossible Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This. Needs to be a thing. SO MUCH.
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:iconthebattycrow:
TheBattyCrow Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is brilliant! A grammar fandom! :w00t:
... what would Comma look like?
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:iconpowerpuffyuri:
powerpuffyuri Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I humanized number 0-9 to make math less boring, but I ended up shipping One and Zero and giggling when I wrote 10.
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:iconpersekore:
persekore Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This might be the most adorable thing I've ever seen, and Semicolon is now a character in my head. :D:D
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moonbladethebook Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student General Artist
Can I join the fandom?! *gushing*
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