[Ads-l] French Prescriptive Grammarians strike again

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 4 18:11:52 EDT 2018


> So you're going to argue with prescriptive grammarians? :-|

I ain't be a fraidy cat out of no grammarians no way nohow.

On Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 4:04 PM victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com> wrote:

> So you're going to argue with prescriptive grammarians? :-|
>
> VS-)
>
> On Tue, Sep 4, 2018, 4:59 PM Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > Another user says if the rule is dropped, why not also drop the offside
> > rule in football? That way, he argues, schoolchildren will be able to
> spell
> > phonetically and football players will be able to play with their hands.
> >
> > But the offsides rule doesn't refer to hands usage, it's on-field
> > positioning (at the time of the start of a pass).
> >
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