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Accidence Happen: Review of a Non-Pedantic Guide to Language Change

Oliver Kamm’s Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English explores language change, the ways in which language is used today, and how experts discuss conventions and usage. According to Kamm, experts can be divided into two camps: Linguists (who are interested in the history of the language) Pedants or sticklers (who are only interested […]

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