There's no greater source of online strife than pedantic arguments. People tweet little clarifications at one another and argue over specific word choices so often, it almost makes you think no one with an internet connection has had a class on understanding theme since 9th grade English.
And yet, as frustrating as it can be to be on the wrong side of an argument, it's even more frustrating to know that an argument feels wrong but is, technically, the truth. These tiny little moments that force you to say "I hate it, but you're not wrong" are maddening, but a lot of times, for those of us just watching the argument play out in the comment thread, they're also really, really funny.
Check out these truly hilarious statements are rebuttals that are just, you know, wrong but are technically the truth. No matter how you approach them, you'll end up conceding that there is, in fact, no lie.
Grilled chicken costs extra.You telling me Julius Caesar, who has been dead for well over 70 years, made this salad? - @goodbeanalt Technically you aren't wrong with that number but I just hate it. - @unrealizzztic
How you'd write "I changed a lightbulb" on your resume:Single-handedly managed the successful deployment of new environmental illumination system with zero cost overruns and zero safety incidents. - @MuyiwaSaka
From a Reddit post where users post fun little facts about themselves:I turned 11 on 11/11/11. And then, they returned to edit the post: Edit: 11/11/11 for the non-Americans. - Chrnan6710
Justin Trudeau wrote, "Today we marched for our planet, for our kids, and for their future."
via: RedditYou don't need to march bro you're literally the guy in charge. - @n_thanki
"These huge companies all started from a garage... what's YOUR excuse?"
via: RedditI don't have a garage. - @el_branbran
Both born to parents who had thrice defied the Dark Lord.
via: RedditNeville Longbottom. Jesus christ read the books. - Gegenter123
"Would you eat six donuts?"
via: RedditHonestly my take-away from this chart is that donuts are healthier than I thought. - @imlowkeycool
A professor left this little nugget in one of his lectures:More Americans have been married to Kim Kardashian than have died of Ebola. - shaunakchacha
How deep does the armchair rabbit hole go?!Arms for your chairs are just chairs for your arms. - ya-biooooooii-body
Astronauts don't look that different than people about to pull off a heist.AFP reported, "NASA is investigating what may be the first crime in outer space, with astronaut Anne McClain accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial records while on the International Space Station." Despite making up roughly 49 percent of the population, women are responsible for 100 percent of the crimes in space. - LemonSauxe
And to think... we've been... fertilizing them...In reality, plants are farming us, by giving us oxygen daily until we eventually decompose so they can consume us. - jl88jl88
"I can show you my ID if you need me to."
via: RedditJasvinder Singh, age 58. What's your excuse? - @Oye_Protein I'm only 27 right now. - @Baba_Chu
"Just don't wear it to church, honey."
via: RedditRobert Downey Jr. said, "Well, I could never lend this shirt to anyone." You could lend it to your wife. - Majorhavoc01
Their stats are not what they should've been padding.Car companies always advertise how quickly their cars go from zero-to-100 but not 100-to-zero, even though it's a lot more important. - Boston54 It's too easy to cheat in that category by using a wall. - ParaspriteHugger
Where's the lie?Dove chocolate tastes way better than their soap. - lwb_3102
It's a common misconception, but no one has to get married.To be honest, it's not premarital sex if you just never get married. - pablomcpablopants
Yeah, pretty weird...Isn't it weird how we pay money to see other people? - @tigertae You mean prostitution, concerts, or the movies? - @chimchim Glasses. - @tigertae
"Who's the real queen of the sea? Let's argue."
via: RedditMoana left her family to save her village and the ocean, Ariel left her family for d*ck. Don't ever disrespect Moana of Montunui again. - RIPm8s