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This was assigned reading in my college english class, and it’s potentially the best article on grammar and usage of the english language I’ve ever read.

Grammar Puss by Steven Pinker

Rather than condemning those who divert from the rules of so-called “Standard English”, the author points out the flaws of the Prescriptivist viewpoint. Flaws that I’m sure I wouldn’t have thought of since I’m no expert on language or anything.

It’s a bit lengthy, but worth the read imo.

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