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.
Friday, February 15, 2008
“...an unintended candle was to blame.”
-- Christina Brown, NBC Early Today, 15 February 2008, reporting the cause of a high-rise fire.