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What 'Hopefully' Shows Us About Word Usage
"In the end, usage really isn't related to grammar or logic but is a realm of fashion. And this cuts both ways. Just because something is, linguistically, grammatical English doesn't mean it's expedient to use it. It's like wearing jeans or a suit. Clothing tastes, like grammar instruction, were once rigidly prescriptive, too." The Atlantic 04/18/12
Posted April 18, 2012 11:48 PM




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