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“Prescriptive grammar has spread linguistic insecurity like a plague among English speakers for centuries, numbs us to the aesthetic richness of non-standard speech, and distracts us from attending to genuine issues of linguistic style in writing.”


John H. McWhorter, Word On The Street: Debunking The Myth Of A Pure Standard English
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Word On The Street: Debunking The Myth Of A Pure Standard English Word On The Street: Debunking The Myth Of A Pure Standard English by John H. McWhorter
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