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Or maybe...

You learned that language is incredibly fluid over time, that many rules that exist are arbitrary, that older generations are often at the behest of younger generations when it comes to language shift, and that you shouldn't use your English degree to be a gatekeeper of language and its rules.

(In response to this post by TroublesHooter)

Posted: 08/01/2019 at 11:00PM


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