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ERIC Number: EJ308248
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Fallacy of "Correct" Usage: An Empirical Study.
Smith, Herb
English Quarterly, v17 n1 p102-08 Spr 1984
A survey of university faculty responses to questionable usage by their students reveals a wide variation in expectations with regard to usage among the group. Suggests the need to devise strategies that take into account the wide gap between the ideal of proper grammar and the reality of an infinity of standards. (RBW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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