Whenever he sees the phrase “comprised of,” Bryan Henderson corrects it. He has corrected it 47,000 times. Read the story here.
I call Mr. Henderson a hero.
I also point out that if US high schools still taught Latin, people would not confuse comprise and compose.
The Takeaway: If you are a well-educated person, give something back to society: good English. Always use correct diction and grammar, and refuse to imitate the diction and grammar of semiliterates.