🔗 The Internet Is Not Ruining Grammar

I’ve definitely come around to this point of view:

Yes, standardized rules help people understand each other better. But we need to stop treating every single deviation from standard English as a sin — especially online. It’s not. Instead, we should educate everyone about the malleability of language and how grammars change situationally and over time. It’s a lot harder than being a traditionalist, but maybe it’s worth a shot.

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