I’m receiving emails from pedantic high school English teachers for a joke tweet

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By now you’re likely aware that Trump surrogate Michael Cohen appeared on CNN and had this hilarious exchange with host Brianna Keilar:

Keilar: “You say it’s not a shake-up, but you guys are down — “

Cohen: “Says who? Says who?”

Keilar: “Polls. Most of them. All of them?”

Cohen: “Says who?”

Keilar: “Polls. I just told you. I answered your question.”

Cohen: “Okay. Which polls?”

Keilar: “All of them.”

The video went viral, and the phrase “says who” started trending on Twitter. So I dashed off this joke tweet:

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I knew right away that grammar nazis would start storming my feed so I tweeted a follow up clarification a minute later.

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It was all for naught, because after my tweet got tons of retweets and was aggregated in a USA Today article I’m now receiving emails from pedantic high school English teachers.

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Oh well, I guess I tried.

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