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Resources: Ambiguous English Pronouns and Prescribed Reading

Many prescriptivists fear that the use of singular they  (as in, “A student should take their time when considering prescriptive rules.”) is incredibly problematic.  They are dissatisfied with the lack of plural agreement, though evidence suggests that the traditionally prescribed … Continue reading

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Language News: Why Palin doesn’t need National Grammar Day – CNN.com

CNN puts its own spin on National Grammar Day with a nod towards descriptive rather than prescriptive rules.  Check it out: Why Palin doesn’t need National Grammar Day – CNN.com. Don’t forget about this one: LingEducator | Language News: National … Continue reading

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