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, January 31, 2011
I saw a commercial on television today that struck me as having a very ambiguous ending:“Our diabetic consultants are standing by to talk to you.”
Are their consultants diabetic or are they people who consult with diabetics?