Launch of Grammar Matters: The Social Significance of How We Use Language
Launch of Grammar Matters: The Social Significance of How We Use Language with Jila Ghomeshi
Thursday, January 13, Thursday - 7:30 pm
In the Atrium of McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3M 2A6, Phone: 204-475-0483, Toll Free 1-800-561-1833.
It is hard to find someone who doesn’t have a pet peeve about language. The act of bemoaning the decline of language has become something of a cottage industry. Within linguistics the term “prescriptivism” is used to refer to the judgements that people make …