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December 14 2014

c3o
16:40
What we think of as "good" English is the English historically spoken by people with the most power. ...

"Standard English" is a loose assortment of idiolects like any other dialect, and valuing one over the other is a social construct that has nothing to do with linguistic merit. As long as we [do that], we're not ...more enlightened and less bigoted than our ancestors.
Arguing over language: Everyone has an idiolect, standard English prescriptivism is overrated
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