"Weird Al" spoofs Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" with "Word Crimes"

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Last Updated Jul 16, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

"Weird Al" Yankovic is at it again.

The funnyman is releasing a music video every day for eight days to promote his new album, "Mandatory Fun," and Tuesday's offering was a gift to grammar lovers everywhere.

Yankovic took Robin Thicke's catchy tune "Blurred Lines" and transformed it into "Word Crimes," calling out all those who abuse and misuse the English language. (That sound you hear is teachers everywhere queuing this video up for their incoming students this fall.)

So if you've ever said "I could care less" when you meant "I couldn't care less," put an "x" in espresso or used "literally" in a figurative sense, brush up below. And if any and all of those things make you cringe, grab your fellow word-loving friends and sing along.

Update: And here's Wednesday's offering -- a parody of Lorde's "Royals" called "Foil":

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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