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Talking White: Black People's Disdain For "Proper English" And Academic Achievement Is A Myth

Slate | Jamelle Bouie | Posted 10.02.2014 | Black Voices

“All right, hear me out,” begins the young black woman in a video uploaded to the website LiveLeak last Friday. “There is no such thing as ‘ta...

Grammar Pet Peeves: The Difference Between Good English And Correct English

Robert Lane Greene | Posted 07.14.2011 | Home
Robert Lane Greene

Everyone has a language peeve. Mine is "literally," a great word with no close synonym. When used as a mere intensifier or to mean simply "It felt as though..." it has almost no kick at all.