Pedantry and You!


Characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules: a pedantic attention to details.

pe·dan’ ti·cal·ly adv.

Synonyms: pedantic, academic, bookish, donnish, scholastic
These adjectives mean marked by a narrow, often tiresome focus on or display of learning and especially its trivial aspects: a pedantic writing style; an academic insistence on precision; a bookish vocabulary; donnish refinement of speech; scholastic and excessively subtle reasoning.

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I thought the pedantry was where children stored their various food stuffs.

Yeah, I had to work for that one.

…or it’s that thing that some guys do with boys. Is that another meaning or is that something else?