This guy received a letter of apology from his ex which he then graded and sent back
(Picture: Nick Lutz/Twitter)

When you break up with your SO, you live in hope that eventually, they’ll see the error of their evil ways.

One day, they’ll reach out and apologise for all their sh*ttiness. And when that day comes, you’ll be as petty as you damn well please.

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Which is what happened to Nick Lutz, who received a letter of apology from his ex-girlfriend.

And while many jilted former lovers might quietly celebrate their ex finally admitting their mistakes, Nick decided that what the situation really called for was a red pen and some viral content.

He corrected and marked the letter before uploading pictures of it to Twitter with the caption: ‘When your ex writes you an apology letter so you grade it and send it back’.

And it’s full of cutting annotations.

When she wrote: ‘I just hope to God you have thought about me,’ he commented: ‘I have not’.

Later on, the ex-girlfriend wrote: ‘I never cheated on you’, and Nick underlined it and wrote: ‘Strong statement. No details to support your hypothesis’.

Giving her a dismal 61/100 and a D grade for her attempts, he said: ‘Long intro short conclusion. Strong hypothesis but nothing to back it up. Details are important.

‘If you want to be believed, back it up with proof. You claim that cheating never occurred but place blame on yourself – then what for?

‘Need to stop contradicting your own story and pick a side. While this gesture is appreciated, I would prefer details over statements.’

Despite the serious burn, he did offer his ex a lifeline.

‘Revision for half credit will be accepted,’ he concluded.

Pictures of the marked letter have now been shared over 100,000 times with thousands of people tweeting their support for Nick.

And people were keen to help Nick find the small errors that he hadn’t had time to pick up yet

Everyone became a teacher for a minute

Keen to see Nick’s ex-girlfriend get the grade she deserved

Because Twitter, it turns out, is full of pedants

And it looks like Nick’s pedantry paid off in more ways than one.

He seems to have landed himself a date with a copywriter impressed at his keen eye for literary detail.

Caitlin Corsetti asked Nick if he wanted to get lunch after tweeting him that his post ‘made (her) want to date – not cheat on – (him)’.

(Picture: @NickLutz12/Twitter)
(Picture: @NickLutz12/Twitter)

After that, she slid into his DMs and the rest is (potentially) history.

They do say that the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else, so looks like Nick really is winning this whole situation.

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