Even the most radical change-monger and early-adopter also seeks comfort and their security blanket at times.
Given the facts about modern English, prescriptivism will not only fail under the far greater force of change, but prescriptivism will steadily die out.
This little book puts the case against prescriptivist ‘grammars’, then offers some useful tips about a range of issues in ‘Standard English’.
We all have our peeves about language. But Andrew McMillen’s fascinating article about those who contribute to Wikipedia […]