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There's a minor typo on the Established User page:

User hover cards allow you to show off your awesome to other users in our network.

Should "awesome" be corrected to awesomeness or some other synonym?

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The real question here is: do you have awesome? –  mmyers Sep 6 '11 at 22:48
In Soviet Russia, awesome shows YOU off! –  Marcelo Sep 6 '11 at 22:51
Awesome can be a fleeting state... :) –  JW8 Sep 6 '11 at 22:52
Welcome to the Internet. You must be new :P –  Matthew Read Sep 6 '11 at 22:56
Fair enough - changed question title & switched "bug" tag to "discussion" –  JW8 Sep 6 '11 at 23:32
Awesome is being used as a noun, therefor the correct place for this question is on english.se –  Mark Henderson Sep 6 '11 at 23:46
@Matthew I thought this went against the professionalism SO tries to convey. –  NullUserException อ_อ Sep 6 '11 at 23:49
@Farseeker Therefore != Therefor –  NullUserException อ_อ Sep 6 '11 at 23:50

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

Since a site for programmers is bound to be filled with pedants who are offended at the slightest little mistake, it would awesome if this was fixed.

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Agreed. It would awesome. –  Michael Pryor Sep 7 '11 at 4:32
Fixing a typo is awe inspiring??? Meh. –  Tim Post Sep 7 '11 at 5:35
@TimPost But you see, we can get our daily quota of awesome after they fix the typo, so indeed it will awesome! –  Yi Jiang Sep 7 '11 at 5:42
@Yi Jiang - Well, I guess +1 for recursive awesomeness then. –  Tim Post Sep 7 '11 at 5:50

A more in-depth article, devoid of said "creative liberty", is available on Meta Stack Overflow's privilege page, and will eventually be rolled out to the other sites.

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