I've always thought that if you can't set a good example, you should at least set a really bad example, and serve society by allowing everyone else to point you out as the exact opposite of good practice. For instance, if you can't be grammatically correct, you should be so appallingly illiterate that people are literally frightened into proper grammar by the pain of reading your sentences (but not so bad that they actually consider switching to another language entirely).
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