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, December 17, 2008
“As a copy editor at Google, I can see why Yahoo! is failing. Because of the culture of paranoia that sites like this provoke!”
Muah Han Shien, self-proclaimed (and unconfirmed) Google copy editor, bemoaning a web site dedicated to the grammatical shortcomings at Yahoo!