|Crazy, crazy English.|
English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street. E. B. White
Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all. Walt Whitman
Here too is a polemical song.
Teachers, parents and students alike should check out the latest post on Frank Chalk's blog.