Flaunting The Laws Of Good Grammar

Come, now, people. You’re professional copy writers for major news publications, presumably with some sort of education in the use of the language, and you still can’t get it through your Red Bull-addled skulls that to deliberately perform naughtiness is to flout the law. Flout. F-l-o-u-t.
If I hear or read another publication (like this steady stream here) trumpeting about people flaunting this that or some other law, I’ll be forced to write another stern weblog entry. So help me.
They’re NOT flaunting anything, unless it’s something to do with waving things around which shouldn’t be waved around in polite society.
You’re journalists, people. You use the language as your tool. Please respect it.

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