The English school Red Balloon, which has schools all over Brazil, is encouraging its young students to reach out to their idols on Twitter, correcting their grammar and spelling. Tweets like "@danielradcliffe Hi Harry Potter, I'm Gabriel from Brazil. Your tweet has 2 mistakes in it: "It has been" and "amazing" are often accompanied by photos of the kids looking as adorable as the entire endeavor is.
Thescourgeof bad grammar on the internet often begins with the people with the most visibility. From Rihanna to Miley Cyrus, misspelled words, slang and general grammar mistakes are more or less the norm — but one Brazilian English language school is seeking to change that.