‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Spoofs Robin Thicke, Online Illiteracy With ‘Word Crimes’ (Video)

America’s most beloved musical satirist would like a word with you about your atrocious grammar

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 4:06 PM

If you’re the kind of person who litters your online correspondence with acronyms such as LOL, “Weird Al” Yankovic would like a word with you. Or, rather, numerous words.

Fresh on the heels of Monday’s “Happy” parody “Tacky,” Yankovic has released a new video, “Word Crimes,” from his new album “Mandatory Fun.”

Also read: Weird Al Spoofs Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ With a Star-Filled Ode to Tackiness (Video)

Set to the tune of Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines,” the new tune takes aim at the abuses of language that run rampant in this hashtag-obsessed era. And really, people’s tendency to mangle English in general.

Listen up, people; as the video notes, “Weird Al” Yankovic  has a big dic … tionary.


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