The Guardian Vs The Guardians of Grammar


The Guardian has been publishing some great stuff lately. Today they posted this article on spurious grammar rules. Within the piece, there is a link to Mona Chalabi’s excellent video on the impact of so-called grammar snobbery on everyone else. In their words:

Why is it that some people feel proud to be called grammar snobs? Mona Chalabi argues that those who correct others’ language are clinging to conventions that are unimportant. She says grammar snobbery is often used to silence those who have less of a voice in society.