Tips for Dating a Female Journalist

by Greg Pollowitz

Jenifer Herring, host of NBC6 Miami’s “Inside Couture” offers “10 Tips to Know Before Dating a Female Journalist.”

No. 7 is my favorite — and means I’ll never date a female journalist:

7. We hate your spelling errors. Make sure you switch the Autocorrect setting to ”ON” for your text messages because we will rip you a new one if you have a grammar or punctuation error. It is a huge pet peeve considering you graduated high school. This is expected of you.

The majority of us are perfectionists which is why so many copy editors across the world are women. You think we’re hard on you? We’re ten times harder on ourselves. If we do something wrong, you can guarantee we will kick ourselves for it for days (even weeks or months), so please don’t harp on us. We do a good enough job on our own.

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