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To incorrectly correct someone else's post's spelling or grammar.

Named for a poster on Fark who made the error given in the example.
rotsky:

Britney could (struck through)lose(struck through) LOOSE her children

Sorry. Pet peeve.

Another_Poster:
Nice rotsky there, spelling nazi.
by Clever Neologism September 17, 2007
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the act of condescendingly correcting someone else's correct grammar and/or spelling, thus making yourself look like an asshat.
Will Britney <strike>lose</strike> loose custody of her boys today?

Sorry. Pet peeve.

The corrector has just committed a rotsky!
by caffietinefiend September 17, 2007
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v. 1. To make a grammatical correction when no correction is needed.

2. To attract attention to one's self through ignorant actions.
a--"Regardless, the internet is generally safe for teenagers."
rotsky--"Dude, that's *irregardless*. Pet peeve."
a--"Hah, you just rotskied me, you bonehead."
by Moses242 September 19, 2007
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An attempt by a person to correct the spelling of a word that is already spelled correctly, particularly if that correction is attempted in a haughty manner.
<b>rotsky:</b> <i>submitter: Will Britney <strike>lose</strike> loose custody of her boys today?

Sorry. Pet peeve.</i>

by DragoonBoy September 18, 2007
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To make a fool of one's self by pompously "fixing" a grammatical error, replacing correct usage with the incorrect one.
The original rotsky:

submitter: Will Britney lose^H^H^H^Hloose custody of her boys today?

Sorry. Pet peeve.
by Some other farker September 17, 2007
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To fail in an egregious and smug way. To assert one's sense of superiority when the action of assertion demonstrates one's inferiority.
If Bill gets his hands on the brochure redesign, he'll rotsky it all up, then we'll all be screwed.
by A. Farker September 17, 2007
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To "correct" someone in a very smug, self-righteous way while providing wrong information yourself. Originated by Fark user of the same name with such gems as:

rotsky: Uhh. First, check your math. 150 gallons (of water) = 15,000 lbs.
Bob: I'm going their tomorrow.
John: You jackass. It's "I'm going they're tomorrow."
Rick: John, you magificent bastard. You rotsky every person you talk to, don't you?
by jghiloni October 14, 2007
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