Hartman’s Law of Prescriptivist Retaliation

From Words & Stuff (which is dead so no link):

Hartman’s Law of Prescriptivist Retaliation states that any article or statement about correct grammar,  punctuation or spelling is bound to contain at least one error.

Nitpickers R Us

Hartman’s law is a version of Muphry’s law, which is not to be confused with Murphy’s law.

If you write anything criticising editing or proofreading, there will be a fault of some kind in what you have written.

Muphry’s law

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