Redskins fans worst writers in NFL
WASHINGTON -- NFL message boards are a disaster. Whether or not you ever use them, if you’ve seen one, you already know this. But if you’re a Washington football fan, you’ve probably seen the worst of the worst.
The Wall Street Journal released a study of grammar power rankings among NFL fans based on comments left on each team’s official website. Using an automated proofreading algorithm built by Grammarly, they reviewed 150 reader comments of at least 50 words for each team, then calculated the grammar errors per hundred words. Coming in first (last?), well ahead of the pack at 16.5 mistakes per 100 words, were your Washington Redskins.
The study found that on average, MLB fans make the fewest mistakes per 100 words (8.3), followed by the NFL (9.9), NBA (10.3) and, shockingly, NASCAR (10.5).
Data from Google Finance.