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Linguistic Conundrum: Is the English Subjunctive Outdated?

Guest Post by Damien Venuto Truth be told… yes and no. I vaguely remember my English grammar teacher talking about the subjunctive, but I didn’t really have the foggiest idea what it was until I started to learn French and

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Generic Masculine Pronoun Still Being Debated! Amazing!

“I think singular pronoun agreement is evolving out of English; most authors I copy-edit use “they” rather than the correct, “he or she” (or variations). Will you abandon pronoun agreement?” Meg Nash, a freelance writer-editor in the Greater Philadelphia area

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