Nikolas Baron of Grammarly contacted me earlier this week about an interesting infographic (shown below) created for National Grammar Day displaying the results from Grammarly’s study of celebrity Twitter accounts. He’d seen my post last year on National Grammar Day (which comes every year on March 4) and thought I’d like to share their take on celebrity tweets this year.
Like me, you’re probably asking, “Did someone really study celebrity Twitter accounts for their grammar or lack thereof?” Yes someone did, and it produced an interesting mix of information about age, native language and education as they relate to grammar accuracy. Grammarly’s press release notes:
- The top three most grammatically correct celebrities attended Harvard.
- Two of the top 10 celebrities speak English as a second language. Shakira’s native language is Spanish, and Narendra Modi’s is Hindi.
- In general, the older the celeb, the better he or she writes … .
Here’s what Grammarly came up with:
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