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.
Monday, April 06, 2009
According to a web site I stumbled upon this evening, the word set has the most definitions of any word in the English language. I'm not much in the mood for validating that, but it's certainly a plausible contention.