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Correction Guy, also known as Grammar Guy, is a reaction image series using a black-and-white illustration of a man in a suit making a "stop" gesture with his hand. The image is often accompanied with captions correcting some sort of mistake.
On October 8th, 2011, Flickr user Tabata Petunia uploaded an illustration of a suit-wearing man with the caption "Chill out slut" (shown below).
On January 19th, 2012, Redditor hok9 submitted a version of the comic with the caption "Off is the general direction in which I wish you would fuck" to the /r/funny subreddit (shown below, left). In the next four years, the post gained over 1,300 votes (85% upvoted) and 50 comments. On April 13th, One of the first example of the image macro which is used for grammar correction was uploaded to the Internet humor site Troll Memegenerator under the title "Grammar Correction Guy (shown below, right).
On May 9th, a template image was submitted to Meme Generator under the name "Grammar Guy." On June 20th, the image was resubmitted to Meme Generator under the name "Correction Guy." On June 28th, Reditor Biglos079 resubmitted Redditor hok9's image macro with the title "Pretty much how I feel everyday at work" to /r/funny, where it gathered more than 1,300 votes (86% upvoted) and 25 comments prior to being archived.
On an unknown date, 9Gag user WARFX uploaded an image titled "Grammar guy's had enough," which garnered upwards of 27,000 points as of April 2015 (shown below).
A version of the Correction Guy image with the caption "kill yourself" is often used in two-panel images to mock poorly-worded messages found on social media.
 Troll Memegenerator – Grammar Correction guy
 Meme Generator – Grammar Guy
 Meme Generator – Correction Guy
 9Gag – Grammar guy's had enough
 Reddit – How I feel about 90% of people
 Reddit – Pretty much how I feel everyday at work
 Flickr – Chill out slut
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