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Billy K. Baker on Language

 

Billy K. Baker — It’s a Wonder

By The Publisher | October 19, 2019 |

When thinking about our language, written and verbal, I’m appalled at its incompleteness, its inconsistencies, its idiosyncrasies, appalled at how blithely we accept its flawed definitions and rules. I’m limiting myself here to what we laughably call “English”—the middle American version commonly spoken on television, commonly written on cereal boxes. Lacking expertise, I do not…

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