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The Lexicographer's Dilemma

the Evolution of Proper English, From Shakespeare to South Park
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In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers--those who have tried to regulate or otherwise organize the way we speak. The Lexicographer's Dilemma offers the first narrative history of these endeavors and shows clearly that what we now regard as the only "correct" way to speak emerged out of…

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