It's your language. You use it every day. You should strive to master it. My late mother, a 27-year, graduate-level professor of English, embedded that in my brain once upon a time. I’m not nearly as smart as she was, but I’m sharp enough to recognize that the vast majority of native-born Americans can’t speak or write English worth a lick.
Wednesday, August 09, 2006
"Deadly Cycle Ax" -- Subtitle during a story about a motorcycle accident, WOAI morning news, August 8, 2006
Are we getting so lazy as a culture that we can't use complete words?