Grammar is getting worse

In the 1920s, bad grammar was severely punished in school, but today it’s not such a big deal, primarily because grammar rules are only one type of rule that determines how well you use language.

Grammar rules are prescriptive, which means they dictate how we should speak or write. Scientists are now concerned with descriptive rules, which define how we actually communicate.

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