With three whole chapters about the comma alone, anyone interested in English should read this book.
Given the facts about modern English, prescriptivism will not only fail under the far greater force of change, but prescriptivism will steadily die out.
Following an essay by Oliver Kamm (whose latest book is reviewed here) in the Wall Street Journal attacking […]
The first of two articles, this covers student grammars, style guides, and the like, which are useful to those already fluent in English who wish to take that further. All avoid being prescriptive.
This little book puts the case against prescriptivist ‘grammars’, then offers some useful tips about a range of issues in ‘Standard English’.
There is no shortage of grammars, particularly of English, which will tell you how you must write a […]