- it’s less offensive but
- still implies that their motivations are rooted in classism and racism
i like “pedant” for those reasons, and because it’s more resistant to people self-describing proudly.
current aesthetic: folk punk
The difference between learning a modern language and an ancient language is that in first year French you learn “Where is the bathroom?” and “How do I get to the train station?” and in first year Attic Greek or Latin you learn “I have judged you worthy of death” and “The tyrant had everyone in the city killed.”