Sharing: No More “Glitches” for a While (with long and tirade-y explanation including things that aren’t grammar-related)

I simply *had* to share this!  It’s just too good not to.  Myths dispelled, stereotypes shredded, and just enough well-placed F-bombs to make you chuckle.  Not that it’s funny that this wonderful blogger received the bone-headed comments he did that fueled the post, that is; I look forward to the day when autistic people don’t have to hear comments like that or deal with the mentality behind them.  But I think the author used his discontent rather constructively, not to mention brilliantly!–and it’s totally worth the read.   Excellent post! (**Applause!!**)

North of Andover

Sorry, but I’m going to have to use figurative language in this one (which is sort of important to a point I’m trying to make)… 

This is how it’s supposed to work: 

You believe something such as All cats hate water. Then you see a video of a cat jumping into a bath tub to play, and you think, Hmmm, maybe some cats like water a lot; this one sure seems to, and you no longer believe that all cats, all the time, hate water almost as much as all cats hate dogs. (I hope you see what I did there…)

However, this seems to be how it works instead:

You believe something such as All cats hate water. Then you see a video of a cat jumping into a bath tub to play, and you think, I don’t care if that cat jumped into the water…

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