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March 29, 2014

Bad Writing Advice

by eirenehogan

“The Elements of Style does not deserve the enormous esteem in which it is held by American college graduates. Its advice ranges from limp platitudes to inconsistent nonsense. Its enormous influence has not improved American students’ grasp of English grammar; it has significantly degraded it.” By Geoffrey K. Pullum
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http://chronicle.com/article/50-Years-of-Stupid-Grammar/25497/

 

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