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A is for A

Pity a. A gets no respect. A gets taken for granted. A gets trotted out and used—and often misused—by writers …

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Stephen Fry takes on language pedantry

I confess, I love language. I love grammar. I enjoy well-written prose that demonstrates creative elegance while still conforming to the rules.

Even so, Stephen Fry truly nails it here in a rebuttal to people who are far worse than I am (I think).

/via Hillary Kelly, The New Republic

Regarding "myself"

Okay, so I have to say something about silly things people say, like “myself.”

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