rohina at shaw.ca
Wed Apr 6 18:58:00 EDT 2005
Colin Fine wrote:
> Language - all language - is governed by rules, even though most
> people are not consciously
> aware of the rules they are applying and could not formulate them.
Here, I think is the crux of most of the dispute. The people on this
list, almost overwhelmingly, do not fall into that "most people"
category. They are erudite readers who enjoy argu- I mean disputing
civilly the rules of English usage.
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