Zombie Rules

Ah, the rules that never existed, yet live on as if they had and refuse to die. Free yourself of these chains, my friends.

A goodly bit of what people are told is “proper English” amounts to no more than an accumulation of shibboleths and fetishes, crotchets promulgated by self-appointed grammarians that lodged in bad pedagogy but have been repeatedly exploded by actual authorities.

Source: Rubbish you were taught: the lot – Baltimore Sun

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