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The Lexicographer's Dilemma

the Evolution of "proper" English, From Shakespeare to South Park
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What does proper English mean, and who gets to say what's right? Lynch has discovered every rule of English usage has a human history, and makes sense only in a historical context. They're more like rules of etiquette, made by fallible people and subject to change.

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