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On abusive comments

Hi! How are you? Also: up yours! Screw you! Get stuffed!

Welcome to the wonderful world of web comments, where telling somebody to get bent is an acceptable way to say hello.

A wee piece by me over at Techradar about Engadget switching off its comments system due to “trolls and spammers”.

5 replies on “On abusive comments”

I was just wondering whether pissing up a rope would be painful or in any way particularly bad when I realised how all the verbs and nouns in that sentence can be swapped around any old way and it still works. Brilliant.

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