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ERIC Number: EJ179337
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Publication Date: 1977
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American Linguistic Prescriptivism: Its Decline and Revival in the 19th Century
Drake, Glendon
Language in Society, 6, 3, 323-40, Dec 77
The linguistic thought of the nineteenth century is examined to show that the two traditional assumptions about the prescriptive concern for "correctness" are not valid. (HP)
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