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Published:March 7th, 2015 10:41 EST

Vigilantes Correct Punctuation on Ecuador Graffiti

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A group of grammar-minded graffiti vigilantes in Ecuador are using red paint and the cover of night to correct punctuation on the streets of the capital.


The members of Acción Ortográfica Quito -- which translates to `Quito Orthographic Action` -- have been patrolling the streets of Quito for the past three months and using homemade stencils to add correct accent marks and punctuation to orthographically challenged graffiti."


Most graffiti artists are high school dropouts, who wouldn`t know a semicolon from a hole in the ground.

In Ecuador the Grammar Police use red spray paint to correct punctuation on street grafitti.

Would you characterize the Acción Ortográfica Quito posse as vandals or grammar teachers who are thinking outside the box to illustrate the importance of correct grammar?

The group is on a Mission from God to correct grammar and they won`t stop their efforts until Ecuador is a society free of grammar mistakes. I guess they will be at it for the rest of their lives.

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