Daily Archives: September 30, 2012

The “Language Wars”: Descriptivism vs. prescriptivism

In this recent New York Times article, Robert Lane Greene, author of You are What you Speak, takes the descriptivist side, and Bryan A. Garner, author of Garner’s Modern American Usage, takes the prescriptivist side. In the course of the long exchange, they … Continue reading

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