love, play & inquiry (trochee) wrote,
love, play & inquiry

Rant on writing and prescriptivism

An excellent post on Everything2 by entangledbank:
You've got a gall bladder, right? Or a pancreas? So you can tell everyone how it works, and you're bound to get it all correct. Same with language. If you speak a language, you must be able to explain how it all works, right?
Read the rest here.
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